Practical Study 4-1

Subject MUSI40016 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 45-minute individual lesson each week; regular 1.5-hour concert class and instrument class as arranged
Total Time Commitment: Contact as above plus sustained practice time in consultation with individual practical teacher
Prerequisites:

Not less than 65% in Practical Study 3-2 or Music Performance 6, or a successful 30 minute audition for eligible external applicants

Corequisites: N/A
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.

Coordinator

Prof Ian Holtham

Contact

Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Email: vcam-info@unimelb.edu.au
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Web: http://www.vcam.unimelb.edu.au/studentcentre
Subject Overview:

Students will engage in a program of practical study appropriate to a fourth year of tuition and working towards the end-of-year examination. Vocal and instrumental students will further develop their technique and repertoire and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed program of repertoire.

Objectives:

On completion of the subject, students should be able to:

  • perform technically based repertoire with fluency;

  • identify and develop musically appropriate solutions for technical difficulties;

  • evaluate and respond to technical demands in selected repertoire; and

  • respond with musical understanding to the aesthetic qualities of technical ¬≠repertoire.

Assessment:

A 15-minute technical examination at the end of the semester of approved technical repertoire (100%); teacher's report and recommended grading; satisfactory attendance at instrumental or vocal class and attendance at concert class. Students must pass all components of assessment to pass the subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Students who have studied this subject should develop and enhance:

  • problem solving skills
  • skills in critical thinking and self-evaluation.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Music
Graduate Certificate in Music (Practical Music)
Graduate Diploma in Music (Practical Music)
Postgraduate Certificate in Music (Practical Music)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Instrumental/Vocal Teaching)

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