- Code ANUC1112
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject ANU College
- Areas of interest Music
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Paul McMahon
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2018
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ANUC1112 offers Diploma students similar learning outcomes to MUSI1102 in a more highly supported and extended teaching environment. This ensures that students are appropriately prepared for Bachelor level study.
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.
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:
- demonstrate a developing control of technique and attention to technical challenges presented in the music performed;
- demonstrate a developing degree of control and subtlety of musical expression and awareness of musical textures, structure, style, character and emotional intent of the music being performed;
- demonstrate developing musicianship and performance presentation skills necessary to communicate effectively to an audience;
- semonstrate 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;
- provide immediate verbal feedback to a range of performers on their live concert performance; and
- demonstrate their continuous development as ensemble performers.
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:
Recital assessment appropriate to genre (50%) learning outcomes [1,2,3]
Ensemble performance assessment (20%) learning outcomes [1,2,3,6]
Concert practice assessment (20%) learning outcomes [1,2,3,5]
Written / oral research component assessment (10%) learning outcomes 
Performing live in a concert can only be learned through actually participating in a concert, not only as a performer, but also as an audience member. As an audience member you learn about live performance from observing a range of live performances and providing live feedback to a range of performers on their live performance. Having an audience changes the dynamic and so it is essential that an audience is present for the live performance. The absence of an audience has a negative impact on the concert practice experience. As such, in order to pass this course students must, unless they have a relevant medical certificate, participate in at least 80% of Concert Practice time by active listening within each performance and offering constructive feedback based on this active listening when called upon to do so.
EnsemblePerforming in an ensemble can only be learned through actually participating in an ensemble, and the absence of an ensemble member has a negative impact on the ability not only of themselves but also of each of the other ensemble members to continuously develop as ensemble performers. As such, in order to pass this course students must, unless they have a relevant medical certificate, participate in at least 80% of ensemble rehearsal time.
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Workload160 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 58.5 hours of contact (2 hour performance ensemble, 1.5 hours concert practice, 1 hour performance seminar per week)
b) 101.5 hours of supported and independent student practice, research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgePerformance capability at pass in AMEB Grade 8 or equivalent.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9907||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|