An outstanding program with top places at:


  • Generations in Jazz 

  • Royal South Street Eisteddfod

  • Victorian Schools Music Festival 

Regular student participation in: 

  • State Schools Spectacular Orchestra 

  • Generations in Jazz Super Band

  • VCE Top Class



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The Macleod College Music Academy (MCMA) program is available to all students from beginners to advanced, providing the Northern Region with outstanding specialised music education.

What We Offer

Students enrolled in the Macleod College Music Academy are provided with access to:

  • Tuition in all areas of strings, wind, brass, percussion and voice

  • Tuition by highly experienced and practising musicians

  • A wide range of innovative and quality performance ensembles

  • Study of a second instrument

  • Programs in leadership and teamwork

  • Access to AMEB and ABRM examinations

  • Regular performance opportunities

  • An enjoyable and fulfilling school experience

  • Music tours and performance camps

  • The best value for money musical experience in the northern region


What We Achieve

Macleod students regularly:

  • Are among the top VCE Music students in the state, consistently achieving scores of 40+ and being invited to perform at Top Class

  • Receive their first preference at tertiary institutions such as Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), West Australian Performing Arts (WAPA), Monash University and Ballarat Academy of Preforming Arts

  • Participate in many quality performances

  • Perform at festivals and competitions such as Generations in Jazz, State Schools Spectacular, Melbourne School Bands Festival and Royal South Street Eisteddfod

Our Facilities

Macleod College has a purpose built 330 seat performing arts complex, complete with dedicated instrumental teaching rooms, rehearsal and performance spaces. We provide a full range of percussion and instrument hire, a grand piano and recording equipment.

Our Values and Behaviours

Members of the Macleod Music Department aspire to be the best. It is a community of talented and committed students, teachers and parents. We provide a safe and accepting environment where students are valued and able to express their talents and creativity. When we perform we present well and are innovative. We leave our audiences wanting more.

Student work

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Macleod College

Prep - Year 12



Carwarp Street

Macleod VICTORIA 3085


TELEPHONE            +61 3 9459 0222


Macleod College is committed to child safety. We have a zero tolerance of child abuse. All staff, volunteers, council members and parent association of Macleod College observe child safe principles and expectations for appropriate behaviour towards and in the company of children as outlined in the school’s Child Safe Code of Conduct. The school actively works to protect children, empower them, and provide a safe and inclusive learning environment. The school also takes appropriate action when responding to allegations or concerns.

Acknowledgement of Country
Macleod College respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as the traditional owners of the land on which our school stands and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.

Macleod College is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K. For further information refer to