Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours per semester |
Total Time Commitment: 12 hours contact & 12 hours study per semester
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf John Hopkins
ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
This subject introduces basic conducting skills including baton technique, rehearsal methods, score reading (all clefs) and preparation, basic instrumental and vocal ensemble problems. On completion of this subject students should be able to rehearse and conduct an instrumental ensemble with confidence and conviction, understand the requirements for further development as a conductor, understand the principles to be followed in solving complex conducting challenges and understand and appreciate the leadership skills needed by a conductor.
On completion of this subject students should have
Continuous: Preparation and commitment as demonstrated by performance tasks and/or a regularly updated journal of activities embracing all areas studied (50%) - Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.
Formal: One practical conducting assignment of a work (or excert of a work) studied during the semester of approximately 10 minutes duration (25%). One viva voce test of approximately 15 minutes duration on questions of instrumentation, the pitch range of instruments and instrumental combinations studied during the semester (25%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
• Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to the practising musician
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