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Music Performance

Guide for students studying Music Performance at the University of Melbourne.

Finding Theses

Before starting, see the Subject Research Guide Finding Theses

University of Melbourne Theses

To find University of Melbourne theses, do a specific thesis search in the library catalogue using keywords. e.g.: violin performance

Or, search on a number of related keywords e.g. piano and (teach* or pedagogy or technique or technical)

Many University of Melbourne theses are available full text via the Digital Repository which are searchable within the Library Catalogue.

Other Australian Theses

Australian theses are catalogued in Trove from the National Library of Australia. See Help on finding Australian theses

Many of the Trove records will link through to full text.

For more information, see the CAUL advice on finding Australian theses.

Theses from major English-speaking countries

An international collection of dissertations and theses from other universities is available from Proquest Dissertations and Theses Full Text 

These are searchable by keyword e.g. chopin etudes perform*

Searching by a number of synonyms will yield the best results.

British Library EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service) Search for UK theses and access or request full text. See FAQs for more information.