Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24hrs (One 2hr session per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Basic music skills, especially aural and vocal skills with particular attention to the maintenance of accurate pitch and basic harmonic understanding.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject gives participants the opportunity for an in-depth practical study of contemporary a cappella singing techniques. Classes focus on developing a personal sound and an understanding of the placement of the voice in an ensemble context, as well as the development of improvisation skills and techniques relevant to the repertoire covered. The styles range from jazz, contemporary gospel, folk, soul and rhythm ‘n blues, to free form experimental, afro-american chants, carnatic solkattu and other vocal styles.
On completing this subject students will be able to:
Continuous: Preparation, development and commitment, as demonstrated by class performance, with incremental advancement of the material covered in classes (50%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing this subject students will:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vcam.unimelb.edu.au/|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) |
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