• Study a Bachelor of Music

    Tabor are offering a brand new degree commencing in 2020, the Bachelor of Music.

         If you want to feel prepared, knowledgeable and equipped to thrive in the music industry, then Tabor’s brand new Bachelor of Music is for you. We focus on the skills and knowledge you need for a wide range of music careers. We developed this degree over several years of speaking to students, graduates and industry experts about ideal employees; we gathered feedback from academics, schools, community members and real musicians and designed a Bachelor of Music that is exceptional, contemporary, and relevant.   >>  Click here to register for an audition  <<

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    • About the BMus


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      Why Study Music at Tabor?  

      • Ever wanted a music degree that is actually going to help your gain skills and knowledge for a wide range of music careers? Want to feel prepared, knowledgeable and equipped to face the music industry? Then look no further, the brand new Bachelor of Music with Tabor does exactly that. After planning over several years, speaking to students about their study experiences, asking graduates about their skillset,  meeting with industry experts about ideal employees, and feedback from academics, schools, community members and real musicians, this degree transpired. Tabor’s Bachelor of Music is an exceptional, contemporary, useful, relevant and helpful degree where your tertiary experience helps you to succeed.  

      • Choosing the right institution to study your degree is an investment in you. When you spend your three year or so time at Tabor, you’ll be surrounded by community, a supportive environment, friendships and a positive life experience. If this sounds like somewhere you want to belong, choose Music at Tabor.

      Gain skills in 

      Performance, sound tech production, music instruction, composition and song-writing,  music theory, performing arts, musical theatre, music business and industry, and more 

      Why study music WITH TABOR?

      >  Tabor offers mentorship with one on one instrumental/voice tutoring inclusive in degree costs from high calibre academics and industry experts.

      >  Specialised facilities for music that you can access 7 days a week. Music students receive a keycard to access the facilities at times during the day or night that suit you. We have a recording studio, practice rooms, rehearsal spaces, music software and computers, as well as a range of instruments for you to use.

      > Our comprehensive degree is recognised as meeting the requirements for ‘Special Authority for an Unregistered Person to Teach as an Instrumental Music Instructor’ with the Teachers Registration Board SA. 

       > Study a range of music genres and experience a holistic music education.

      >  Free parking in a convenient location and easily public transport. Tabor main campus is located in Millswood, 5km from the CBD.  THe music site is in Wayville, even closer to the city!

      >  Free internet, wifi, printing and copying to make your studies more convenient.

      >  Extra-curricula ensembles, music social activities each term and student leadership opportunities.

      >>  Audition Process document and Frequently Asked Questions 

      What you’ll study

      Immerse yourself in a range of subjects that are industry linked and practical based. Areas of study include music performance (solo and ensembles), music theory, music business, music history, instrumental pedagogy, composition and more. We offer electives in music education, musical theatre or you can even use your electives to study a completely different subject. To help you develop a holistic tertiary education with a diverse worldview, our Christian subjects are very favourable for those who end up teaching or working in Christian schools or institutions.  You’ll come out of our degree feeling like you have a holistic and comprehensive skills and knowledge for a wide range of career options. For a tertiary experience like no other, choose Tabor. 

      >>   Book your audition now


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      • Location: Wayville

        ** Update ** New building planning is underway and hopefully will be ready for 2020.

        The Music program have their own facility located at 68 Greenhill Road Wayville.  The facility is equipped for musicians with practice rooms, music software and equipment. The main campus of Tabor is only a few minutes drive down Goodwood Road.  

        • Contact Details

          Phone: 08 8373 8777

          Tabor Main Campus Email: enquiry@adelaide.tabor.edu.au

          Music Department Email: music@tabor.edu.au

          Music Location: 68 Greenhill Road Wayville, South Australia.

          Music Coordinator, Dr Janelle Fletcher: jfletcher@adelaide.tabor.edu.au

          Facebook: Tabor Music Department

          Instagram: tabor_music

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          • Resources for teachers and students

            For free resources, worksheets, explanation sheets, videos and more:

            LINK TO PAGE

            Also check out our Facebook: Tabor Music Department, Instagram: tabor_music, and YouTube: Music Tabor

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              • Summer Music Theory Course

                Summer Music Theory Short Course

                >>  CLICK HERE TO ENROL <<

                Brush up on your skills ready for the year

                A crash course of music theory from the beginner level to advanced

                Certificate provided

                Booklet of notes and resources provided

                Ideal for:

                • Those entering university for music
                • Preparation for tertiary music theory assessments and AMEB theory/musicianship exams
                • Year 11/12s music students in preparation for the year
                • Musicians who want to further their practical experience with theoretical knowledge 
                • Those who are passionate about music and want to learn more. 
                • Those considering entering Tabor's music program and require a pass in the theory assessment


                • Note reading in bass, treble, tenor and alto clef
                • Key signatures, scales and circle of fifths
                • Triads and chords
                • Basic harmony
                • Aural
                • Musical Analysis
                • Using Sibelius notation software
                • Harmony style: Jazz (contemporary) and Classical (traditional) styles will be simultaneous taught
                Style of teaching:

                • Lecture style supported with practical examples and activities
                • Supportive environment
                • Resources provided
                • Computers and Sibelius notation software provided
                • Study space, music resources and wifi provided


                • 5 sessions at 2 hours each
                • Total of 10 hours
                • 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th January and February 3rd, 2020.


                • $11 per hour (2 hour sessions)
                • Only $110 per person for all sessions and resources. (This course has been subsidised for 2019)
                • This price will only be for 2019.

                Note : There is a minimum number of participants required, and there is a maximum number capped. 

                >> ENROL HERE <<

                • Practice Theory and Aural Assessment

                • Tabor Tones a Capella

                  Tabor Tones - a Cappella.

                  The Tabor Tones received second place in the Open (band) Division of the Australian a Capella Awards in September 2019.

                  The Tabor Tones awards included:

                  Second Place Open Band Division

                  Best ACA Dual performance

                  Best Soloist and ACA Dual composition (Katie Elle Jackson - Alto).

                  Members are: Gabbi King (Soprano), Casey Lawrie (Mezzo in 2019), Caitlin Griffiths (Mezzo in 2020), Katie Jackson (Alto), Jesse McDonald (Tenor), Cody Casson (Baritone), Dan Roberts (Bass), Jeff Seraphin (Vocal Percussion). Music Director: Dr Janelle Fletcher.

                  More videos on our YouTube channel 'Music Tabor"