Renaissance Ensemble 2

Subject MUSI10206 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

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

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 two-hour rehearsal each week during semester
Total Time Commitment:

60 hours

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
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:


Mr Stephen Grant


PH: 9035 9433

Subject Overview:

This is a mixed instrumental and vocal ensemble of 12–20 members that performs music of the Renaissance. Instruments for the players will be made available from the University’s instrument collection.


On completion of this subject students should be able to further:

  • show technical development as ensemble musicians

  • participate with ability and self-confidence as a team member of a performing group

  • perform selected repertoire to concert standard

  • identify and exhibit specific knowledge of a range of ensemble repertoire

  • exhibit an informed respect for the values and principles of ensemble performance

  • Regular in-class group assessment of part preparation, Continuous, 30%
  • Active participation in all rehearsals and performances as directed, Continuous, 10%
  • 10-minute individual part test, End of semester, 60%

Less than 80% attendance will result in a fail.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a capacity to think critically and independently

  • study selected repertoire relevant to the ensemble to performance standard

  • apply time and people management skills to rehearsal and performance planning

  • demonstrate teamwork skills in rehearsal/performance group.

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