Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011: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 |
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
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|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: |
|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%); 3 web-based multiple choice tests, based on assigned reading relevant to the experience of music performance, in week 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.
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack will be available for purchase from the Bookroom at the start of semester.|
|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: |
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