- Code MUSI1101
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Areas of interest Music
- Work Integrated Learning Simulation/Virtual
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Scott Davie
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2023
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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. All students wishing to enrol in these courses must have successfully completed an audition.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate sound control of basic technique and attention to technical challenges presented in the music performed;
- demonstrate a consideration for a basic understanding of the style, character and emotional intent of the music being performed;
- demonstrate basic musicianship and performance presentation skills necessary to communicate effectively to an audience;
- 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; and
- provide immediate verbal feedback to a range of performers on their live concert performance and demonstrate their continuous development as ensemble performers.
Work Integrated Learning
This course gives students real world experience working with an ensemble and ensemble director towards a public performance. Students will receive and prepare repertoire, rehearse with other musicians, and then present their work in a concert which is open to the public.
- Technical and repertoire assessment appropriate to genre (50) [LO 1,2,3]
- Ensemble performance assessment (20) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Concert practice assessment (20) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Written / oral research (10) [LO 4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 66 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 12 hours of instrumental/vocal instruction, 24 hours of performance ensemble, 21 hours of concert practice and 9 hours of performance seminars; and
b) 64 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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 Convener will determine these individual details as appropriate, utilising performance opportunities within the School or in approved community and professional contexts.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Music to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Supporting written and aural material pertaining to the stylistic specifics of each unit will be prescribed by the lecturer.
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:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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