Principal Study 1.2 ( Repertoire )

Subject MUSI10121 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2012.

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 semester

plus appropriate private study



Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

Core Participation Requirements:


Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Subject Overview:

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%).
Prescribed Texts: Nil
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

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