• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • John Mackey
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course offers a variety of ensemble performance experiences in music. Students negotiate an individual learning contract in which they typically contribute to two of the ensembles or performance events active at the time; or take a single event more intensively (such as a solo role in an opera); or negotiate a contract involving the participation in non-ANU ensembles.


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.
  3. critically analyse methods of balancing team skills and leadership in both rehearsal and performance.

Other Information

An audition is required for non Performance students to enrol in this course


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 be enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) (HMUSI) or Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (HARTS or HART2) or Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (APHAR). You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MUSI2220 or MUSI2221 *An audition is required for non Performance students to enrol in this course

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.  

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:
6 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
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
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
3322 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 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
8340 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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