• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Paul McMahon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
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Within this course students will be provided with opportunities to develop skills in music performance. Each Performance course will require students to demonstrate an increasing proficiency in both solo and ensemble music performance. Styles covered can include classical, jazz, contemporary and folk/world music.  Learning and teaching activities will include lectures, small group teaching and ensemble work. Students will be able to access one-to-one tuition, master classes or conferences with School of Music Staff or through a Performance Development Allowance. All students wishing to enrol in these courses must have successfully completed an audition.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an intermediate control of technique and attention to technical challenges presented in the music performed.
  2. demonstrate an intermediate degree of control, subtlety of musical expression and awareness of musical textures, structure, style, character and emotional intent of the music being performed.
  3. demonstrate intermediate level musicianship and performance presentation skills necessary to communicate effectively to an audience.
  4. demonstrate the ability to propose a research question and explore the question leading to a performance outcome. The student will be able to explain this process and outcome orally or in writing.

Indicative Assessment

Precise details of assessment requirements and criteria vary according to the nature of the instrument / voice, the needs of the student, and the current performance activities of the School.
The Performance Convenor will determine these individual details as appropriate, utilising performance opportunities within the School or in approved community and professional contexts.

A typical pattern of performance assessment activities consists of:

  • Technical / repertoire assessment appropriate to genre (50%) learning outcomes [1,2,3]
  • Ensemble performance assessment (20%) learning outcomes [1,2,3]
  • Concert practice assessment (20%) learning outcomes [1,2,3]
  • Written / oral research component assessment (10%) learning outcomes [4]

Performance assessment will cover all learning outcomes.

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 78 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 12 hours of instrumental/vocal instruction (or equivalent approved PDA activity), 24 hours of performance ensemble, 18 hours of concert practice and 12 hours of performance seminars; and b) 52 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Music and must have successfully completed MUSI1102.

Prescribed Texts

Supporting written and aural material pertaining to the stylistic specifics of each unit will be prescribed by the lecturer.Supporting written and aural material pertaining to the stylistic specifics of each unit will be prescribed by the lecturer.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $2652
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3306 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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