Master of Music (Research) in Music Performance

For Students Commencing in 2019 and later

Candidates undertake a supervised project that leads to a live, public recital consisting of at least 70 minutes of repertoire (plus an interval of 10-20 minutes) supported by an integrated written work of between 8,000 and 10,000 words. The related written project must be presented in a form that can be sent with the recorded performance for assessment by external examiners.

Candidates also participate in Performance Class and Seminars and are required to present one lecture-recital during their candidature.

Research Methods

Music Performance Students are required to complete MUSI90191 The Research Process for Musicians (RHD) in their first semester of enrolment.

Performance Class

Every Thursday during semester at the Conservatorium as follows:

  • Performance Class: 2.00pm-4.00pm, 880-G12 (Kenneth Myer Auditorium, Conservatorium Building, Sturt St Southbank).
  • Rehearsal: 1.00pm-2.00pm, 880-G12 (Kenneth Myer Auditorium)

The Performance Class requirement prior to submission of your final submission is:

  • At least 27 attendances at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Performance Class and at least 12 performances at this class.