Student Concert Series 2018

Welcome to our 2018 Student Concert Series


Student Concert on Saturday 26 May 2018 at 3pm is now booked out

Our Student Concert Series provides informal, friendly and supportive performance opportunities for students of VMTA members.

Open entry - all grades, all instruments

ALL WELCOME - including beginners!

We have aligned the dates of our Student Concert Series closely with examination session dates. This gives students who are preparing for an exam the opportunity to gain valuable performance experience leading up to their exam. However, any student of a VMTA member is encouraged to perform, whether they are preparing for an exam or not.

There are 4 concerts in the series:


Saturday 21 April, 3pm 
Saturday 26 May, 3pm 

Richmond Uniting Church
314 Church Street
Richmond VIC 3121


Date:  Saturday 11 August
Venue:  St Peter's Anglican Church, 1038 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, 3128

Two sessions:  Prelim-Grade 5, Grade 6-AMusA
Featuring a presenter with feedback and critique sheet provided


Date:  Saturday 20 October
Venue:  St Peter's Anglican Church, 1038 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, 3128

Student Concert Ticket Prices 

Performer: FREE
Adult: $10
Child: $5
Family: $20


To book for Student Concert on Saturday 26 May visit:

To book for other concerts in the series, please return to this space 4 weeks prior to each event. Please note that performers must be booked in.

Genevieve Newton
General Manager
Victorian Music Teachers' Association
Telephone: (03) 5243 4200

Information for performers:

  • Beginners and students who are preparing for Preliminary to Grade 3 may perform up to 2 pieces.
  • Students preparing for Grade 4 to LMusA may perform 1 piece or a movement from a larger work.
  • If piano accompaniment is required, performers are asked to bring their own accompanist. If assistance is required in finding an accompanist, please contact the office in advance of the event.
  • Please note the venue is equipped with a beautiful Schimmel grand piano for use by pianists and accompanists. A music stand will be provided for instrumentalists.
  • We kindly ask that performers arrive on time and stay for the duration of the concert in order to support other performers.
  • If you are performing, you will be asked to provide some information at the time of booking. Please have the following information available:
    • Name of performer
    • Instrument
    • Grade level (AMEB or equivalent)
    • Name,  composer and approximate length of piece/s to be performed
    • Name of performer’s teacher
    • Parent's name, email address and phone number
    • Indicate whether you are bringing an accompanist
  • A program will be emailed to performers a couple of days prior to the event and will also be available at the concert.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the concert to sign in.

Program Notes 

To assist us in making the program interesting for the audience, we kindly ask that performers prepare a brief introduction about the piece they are performing. Performers are asked to introduce their own item. Please contact us if you have any concerns or queries about this.  

Directions & Parking 

Please allow plenty of time for parking as the area can be busy on the weekend. There is unlimited parking in Church Street from 1pm on Saturday. The location is well serviced by trains and trams and there is a tram stop outside the church.


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