Ensemble 1.2

Subject 758-855 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 15 hours per semester
Total Time Commitment: 15 hours tutorial per semester plus a minimum of 12 hours per week rehearsal, study, reflection.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

The art of performing in collaboration with at least one other creative element. The myriad challenges associated with listening to the Self and to Others to fashion a unified musical expression. Research into the existing repertory, into historic performances (repertoire and improvisation based), into non-traditional variants of the ensemble experience. Students pursuing an orchestral career may elect participation in VCA Orchestra as part of this subject.

Assessment: Formal: A fully staged, public recital of 30 minutes' duration to be presented, with printed program and program notes, on the VCA campus and assessed by a panel of two VCA Music staff members (100%). Ensemble assessment for Performer-Composers will be incorporated into the Principal Study recital of 50 minutes' duration.
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): Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance (VCA)

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