Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour rehearsal each week, one concert report writing workshop at the beginning of the semester, attendance at 3 public concerts during semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||The minimum level of performance required for this ensemble would be equivalent to AMEB grade 7 or a high grade for VCE solo or group performance.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Not available to BMus students|
|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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMr Ian Godfrey
ContactVCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
School of Music - Parkville
Tel: +61 3 8344 5256
Fax: +61 3 8344 5346
Email via: http://music-unimelb.custhelp.com
Web: www.bmus.unimelb.edu.au and www.music.unimelb.edu.au
|Subject Overview:||The Brass Choir offers brass players the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a large brass ensemble setting. The ensemble includes all brass instruments and a wide variety of repertoire and diverse musical styles are performed, including both transcriptions and original compositions for brass. The ensemble presents one or two concerts a semester. Appreciation of this ensemble’s repertoire is also fostered by concert attendance and critical reflection.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
Preparation of parts, individual and/or sectional practice and active participation in all rehearsals, classes and performances as directed (75%); attendance and submission of a concert report of three appropriate concerts (500 words each, due weeks 4, 8 and 12) (25%).
Less than 80% attendance will result in a fail. All assessment components must be passed in order to pass the subject, including the timely, satisfactory completion of all three concert reports.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.music.unimelb.edu.au/about/breadth/index.html|
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