Focus on developing and enhancing your voice or instrument.

Experience world-class instrumental and vocal tuition from internationally acclaimed practitioners.

Participate in chamber music, large ensembles, lectures, master classes, and recitals.

Undertake artistic research in your creative practice.

Obtain a future-driven tertiary music education which prepares you to navigate a music performance career in the digital age.

Music performance lies at the heart of the UQ School of Music. Our instrumental, vocal, and conducting lecturers are extremely experienced performers and educators, many from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Opera Queensland. Performance students receive weekly lessons that cover a variety of repertoire and periods, and are offered regular performance opportunities in front of an audience of peers, as well as performance opportunities at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre through our student ensembles.

UQ’s work-integrated learning options are varied and include internships with noted industry companies, including the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Opera Queensland, Musica Viva, Queensland Ballet, Queensland Youth Orchestras, and Education Queensland. UQ has an enviable rate of success in providing musicians for annual Australian Youth Orchestra programs, and is a notable provider of postgraduate students for the Australian National Academy of Music.