- Code MUSI8004
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
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.
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.
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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Workload260 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
Supporting written and aural material pertaining to the stylistic specifics of each unit will be prescribed by the lecturer.
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