Approved Specialist Classical Music Program

Specialist Classical Music Program

Year 6 students residing outside the Rossmoyne Senior High School boundary who have a passion for and special ability in classical music, are invited to apply for entry to the school’s Classical Music Program.

The music program at Rossmoyne is progressive, rigorous and widely recognised for excellence.  A talented team of music specialists led by the Director of Music includes school-based teachers, as well as instrumental teachers and directors of ensembles from the School of Instrumental Music.  Students enjoy the benefits of learning in a contemporary performing arts centre which is especially suited to instrumental music.  The development of a strong classical music focus at Rossmoyne is compatible with the aspirations of the students and parent community.

Students in the Specialist Classical Music Program study and perform alongside musically talented peers.  In combination, with the larger group of Classical Music students, they enhance the depth of excellence of the school’s program.

Classical Music students at Rossmoyne study a compulsory course that includes class music as well as choral, ensemble and orchestra.  Ensembles are provided for students of all abilities from the very highest levels of making music in schools. Music students are required to attend rehearsals before and after school, and they are also required to attend evening and weekend performances and camps.

As a condition of continued enrolment at Rossmoyne Senior High School, the school requires students to achieve to a set standard in their specialisation and in other studies for the four years they are in the program.

The following selection process will apply:

  1. Applications received by 13 April 2018;
  2. Applicants will be contacted to attend a music aptitude test on Saturday 9 June 2018;
  3. Audition and interview at Rossmoyne Senior High School scheduled for 18 – 22 June 2018;
  4. All applicants will be notified in writing by July 2018.

Application Documents:

2019 Classical Music Application Procedure.pdf

2019 Music Application Form.pdf

2019 Credit Card and Cheque Payment Form.pdf

We thank you for considering Rossmoyne Senior High School as a school of choice for your child.

For any further enquiries, please email
or telephone the Rossmoyne Enrolment Officer on 9259 2215