Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, 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:||N/A|
|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:||Saxophone Choir is made up of around 20 saxophones ranging from Bass to Sopranino. The repertoire is mostly original works that explore this wonderful sonority, though occasionally includes transcriptions or arrangements. 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: |
|Assessment:||Assessment will be on a pass/fail basis and will be based on 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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