Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm on each day of classes. |
Total Time Commitment: 48 hours in total (including non-contact time).
|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.|
Faculty of Music
Phone: +61 3 8344 5256
Fax: +61 3 8344 5346
Online enquiry: http://music-unimelb.custhelp.com/
This course is designed to provide instruction in the vital aspects of the band director's role. It is a course in which most benefit is gained by careful study of preparatory materials, active participation in class, and individual work and practice. Instruction will include the essentials of repertoire selection, score study and rehearsal preparation, principles of conducting gesture, rehearsal techniques, and related issues for the band director. An ensemble will be available for students to conduct, to ensure that the practical application of the study is understood.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Attendance and active participation (40%); Score analysis project (20%); In-class conducting practica (30%); Repertoire listening (10%).
|Recommended Texts:|| |
A reading pack with relevant musical examples will be made available prior to the first class.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Music Studies by Coursework |
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