The Arts is a vibrant learning area with a strong culture of exhibition and performance in the Southern River College community and greater Perth region. With a focus on academic achievement for all students, our courses provide the skills and expertise relevant to pursing a career in arts industries. Professional standard software, technology and equipment is embedded into all our courses to foster creativity and prepare our students for ongoing success in their chosen fields.  Subjects available in The Arts include:
  • Graphic Design
  • Media ·      
  • Visual Arts ·      
  • Fashion ·      
  • Dance ·      
  • Drama ·      
  • Focus Music Program and the School of Instrumental Music. 
As apart of the Focus Music Program (which students may apply for through an interview process) students develop expertise in a chosen instrument through weekly one hour lessons with teachers from the Schools of Instrumental Music in: ·  
  • Woodwind- flute, clarinet and saxophone ·     
  • Drums/ percussion·     
  • Acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass·     
  • Piano/keyboard ·     
  • Contemporary voice
In addition, students may select one or more weekly ensembles to be involved with to support their learning, which are:
  • Choir·     
  • Guitar Ensemble·     
  • Concert Band·     
  • Jazz Band·     
  • Rock Band 1 ·     
  • Rock Band 2·     
  • Djembe/Percussion Ensemble 
Southern River College has a strong profile in the Focus Music Program and Arts subjects due to its strong commitment to academic excellence and celebration of student achievement through performance and exhibition. ​