• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Paul McMahon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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Within this course graduate students will be provided with opportunities to develop advanced professional skills in music performance, of a level appropriate for a professional public recital. Each Graduate 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.

 

Learning Outcomes

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

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

1. demonstrate, including through a public recital, a highly-developed level of accomplishment and command of instrumental/vocal technique and attention to the highest possible level of performance accuracy.

2. demonstrate, including through a public recital, a highly-developed professional degree of control and subtlety of musical expression and awareness of musical textures, structure, style, character and emotional intent of the music being performed.

3. communicate the music to an audience with the key focus being on the artistic outcome, especially expression of an original voice including the establishment of a distinctive individual style, and the expression of new insights into the performed work.

4. propose a research question and explore the question leading to a performance outcome of a highly-developed professional standard, and clearly explain to both musicians and non-musicians this process and outcome both orally and in writing.

Indicative Assessment

Public Recital (60%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]

Ensemble performance assessment (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]

Performance forum assessment (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]

Exegesis of 2000 words to be published in recital program (20%) [Learning Outcome 4]

 

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Workload

260 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 66 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of instrumental/vocal instruction (or equivalent approved PDA activity), 24 hours of performance ensemble, and 24 hours of performance forums; and b) 194 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed MUSI8003.

Prescribed Texts

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

Specialisations

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:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $5304
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $8160
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
3396 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8370 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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