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:||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
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|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.|
|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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