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 and intensive rehearsal periods prior to concerts |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Enrolment will be subject to audition and the requirements of the orchestra.
The minimum level of performance required for this ensemble would be equivalent to AMEB grade 8 or a very high grade for VCE solo 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 Orchestra plays an extremely important role in the performance activities at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students selected to play in the Orchestra gain invaluable experience through performance of works from the symphonic, choral and concerto repertoires under the guidance of guest conductors who appear with the orchestra each year.|
|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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