• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course

This course offers a variety of chamber ensemble performance experiences in music. Performing 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 ensemble experience. As such, in order to pass this course students must, unless they have a relevant medical certificate,  attend and participate in at least 80% of ensemble rehearsal time in order to pass this course.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. understand at a professional level the techniques, practice habits, musical and stylistic knowledge of the chosen ensemble;
  2. demonstrate at a professional level a broad range of skills in ensemble performance, listening, and interpretation; and
  3. critically analyse methods of balancing team skills and leadership in both rehearsal and performance.

Other Information

Please note: There will be fixed rehearsal contact times for some ensembles; others will rehearse intensively prior to performance. Students are cautioned to check the detailed timetable for the ensembles they will be participating in prior to confirming their enrolment.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Contribution as a performer to ten two-hour rehearsals (10) [LO 1,2,3]
  2. Assessment of performance as member of Ensemble (60) [LO 1,2,3]
  3. Reflective journal or blog, c.2000 words (30) [LO 1,2,3]
  4. Hurdle Requirement Performing 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 ensemble experience. As such, in order to pass this course students must, unless they have a relevant medical certificate, attend and participate in at least 80% of ensemble rehearsal time in order to pass this course. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 24 hours of contact over 12 weeks; and,

b) 106 hours of independent student research, including additional rehearsals. 


Please note: There will be fixed rehearsal contact times for some ensembles; others will rehearse intensively prior to performance. Students are cautioned to check the detailed timetable for the ensembles they will be participating in prior to confirming their enrolment.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed MUSI1102. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MUSI4412.

Prescribed Texts

None

Assumed Knowledge

Performance abilities commensurate with the ability to make a contribution to the chosen ensemble/s at the required level.

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
12
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2021 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4890
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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