Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: to be advised |
Total Time Commitment: Principal Study Lesson - 50 minutes per week x 7 weeks per semester Principal Study Forum – 120 minutes per week x 4 weeks per semester Performance Seminar - 90 minutes per week x 8 weeks per semester Performance Workshop – 120 minutes per week x 12 weeks per semester
Feldenkrais – 60 minutes per week x 12 weeks per semesterplus appropriate private study
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CoordinatorMr Glenn Riddle
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject is made up of five components: Principal Study Lessons, Principal Study Forum, Performance Seminar, Performance Workshop and Feldenkrais.
Principal Study Lessons: students will focus on the establishment and consolidation of techniques that will equip them to study and perform standard repertoire for their specific instrument/voice. Priority will be given to fluency, accuracy of pitch, rhythm and articulation, variety and quality of tone, and control of tempo.
Principal Study Forum: students will take part in specialist forums, related to their instrument groupings.
Performance Seminar: Students will perform for their peers and develop the practical skills essential to a performing musician. Performance Workshop: Students will attend their relevant Bachelor of Music Performance (Instrumental/Vocal/Practical Composition) Workshops as observers.Feldenkrais: Students will address various elements of performance and awaken their own sense of physical awareness.
|Assessment:||Formal – A 10 minute technical exam at the end of 1 st semester and a 15 minute recital at the end of 2 nd semester. With the approval of the Coordinator, students may include studies and/or technical work as part of their recital program. Students will be required to present suitable program notes for their recital program (100%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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