Performance Studies Seminar

Subject 740-502 (2009)

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Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

On campus delivery only. Please note this subject is not offered externally or via distance education.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week throughout the two semesters of the course.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


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Subject Overview:

This subject comprises regular performances by students and discussion of issues of performance practice, music pedagogy, accompaniment and music styles.


On completion of this subject, students should have:

  • Acquired enhanced skills in public performance;
  • Developed critical faculties in responding to performance.
Assessment: Two performances nominated by the student each semester (50%); participation in and contribution to seminar discussions and other seminar activities including accompaniment as appropriate (20%); verbal presentation of a prepared introduction to each performance (10%); one 20-minute verbal presentation of a paper related to performance studies in the second semester of enrolment (20%).
Prescribed Texts: None.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Music Studies by Coursework(Performance/Teaching)

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