Subject MUSI40060 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 1-hour per week individual lesson, in addition to attendance at concert practice class, instrumental class, and performance class, as arranged.
Total Time Commitment:

Contact as above plus regular daily practice in consultation with individual practical teacher. Weekly time commitment would normally require not less than 15 hours.


Normally H2A in MUSI30216 Music Performance 6, MUSI30008 Performance Study 6 or successful audition of 25 minutes.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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.


Contact Centre
T: 13 MELB (6352)

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
VCA and MCM Student Centre

Subject Overview:

Students will develop a thorough technical background to cope with all stylistic demands; establish a sizeable concert repertory covering all styles. The subject includes advanced study of the established concerto repertory and all related aspects of music performance.
The study should include a concerto or a major ensemble work comprising at least three players. Vocal students may prepare excerpts, each of at least ten-minutes duration, from opera or oratorio or a major ensemble work for voice and at least three additional players.


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

  • perform the soloist part with assured musical fluency
  • maintain convincing musical interaction with supporting players
  • sustain a musically convincing view of the soloist’s contribution
  • communicate an individual sense of artistry through the soloist’s role.

An end-of-semester concerto performance or other approved major ensemble work, or program of excerpts of vocal repertoire, of 20 minutes duration (100%).
In order to pass the subject, students must attend and actively participate as a performer in concert class, performance class, and instrument/vocal classes as required by the convenor of their performance area.

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 will develop and enhance:

  • advanced skills in complex critical thinking and self-evaluation
  • skills in communication and cooperative artistic interchange.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Performance

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