Top Class Regional 2024: Music Concert & Forum

Presented by Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority

Event Date 2024-04-16T04:15:00

Top Class Regional 2024: Music is sure to be an incredible concert representing young musicians and composers from across Victoria. 

Concert | Tuesday 16 April | 4pm | GPAC Main Theatre | From $12

For the first time, the VCAA is bringing Top Class concerts to regional Victoria. Audiences will enjoy a selection of top performing VCE Music students from 2023. 

This dynamic concert features incredible students performing a range of styles, genres and instrumentation. Top Class Music is an opportunity to see and hear some of Victoria’s finest up and coming musicians. 

The concert presents various instruments, interpretations and styles by soloists and groups, as well as original student compositions. Compered by curriculum experts, the concert provides examples of top performing students and insights into preparing for VCE performance examinations. This is an opportunity to enjoy a brilliant and eclectic concert series suitable for all ages. 

Full program will be available in mid-February 2024. Visit: www.vcaa.edu.au/seasonofexcellence 

Part of the VCE Season of Excellence 2024, presented by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. 

VCE Inspo Forum | Tuesday 16 April | 2.15pm | GPAC Little Theatre | Free

Want to get your VCE studies off to a flying start? This specially developed forum features guest artist Dr. Adam Starr and a Q & A panel including VCE Top Class Music alumni and a curriculum expert. 

The VCE ‘Inspo’ Forum consists of an insightful thirty-minute Ted Talk-style session by special guest artist Dr. Adam Starr. Adam will provide specific examples from their own work and crucial strategies to generate, explore and consolidate elite creative ideas from their inception.   

This will be followed by a fifty-minute Q & A session, where students and teachers can directly engage with an experienced panel featuring VCE Top Class student alumni, a curriculum expert, and special guest artist Dr. Adam Starr.   

Facilitator, Adam Starr:

Dr Adam Starr has taught in the Bachelor of Music Degree at Melbourne Polytechnic since 2012, lecturing in Composition, Composition for Media, Music Technology in Composition, Arranging, Performance, Career Strategies in the Music Industry, Ensemble and Guitar. 

Tuesday 16 April

2:15pm & 4pm
GPAC Main Theatre & GPAC Little Theatre

Adult $14
Student $14
Concession* $12
Teacher** Free
Two Concert Package - Adult/Student*** $12.50
Two Concert Package - Concession*** $10.50

Additional Information

VCE Inspo Forum:

Duration: 90 minutes, including a 10 minute interval.

*Please note that the Music and Sound Forum is only available to VCE students and educators.* 


Duration: 90 minutes, no interval

*Concession: Includes Healthcare and Veteran's Affair cards. Does not include Students. 

**Teacher: Includes 1 free Teacher Ticket per every 10 students booked. Maximum of 2 Teacher Tickets can be booked per group booking. 

***Two Concert Packages: Purchase tickets for both concerts at a discounted rate. Only available for purchase through Box Office in person or call 03 5176 3333

COVID Policy: Ticketholders can seek a refund up to 5 days prior to any performance date they are unable to attend due to COVID isolation.