Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One lecture/workshop of 2 hours per week during the semester. |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours (including non-contact time)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Successful completion of an Orchestration subject at undergraduate level.
|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
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This subject introduces basic conducting skills including baton technique, rehearsal methods, score reading and preparation as they apply to wind, string, brass and choral music in both classical and popular styles. The role of conductor as teacher will be explored in depth. Also covered are basic instrumental and vocal ensemble problems and solutions.
Preparation of weekly conducting tasks and contribution to discussion of set readings (25%); two written accounts of rehearsal observations of 500 words each, due week 8 of semester (15% each); one practical test of 20 minutes duration (40%) during the end of semester examination period; one viva voce test of approximately 10 minutes (20%) during the end of semester examination period.
Green, E. (1981) The Modern Conductor. Prentice-Hall.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Master of Music (Performance Teaching) |
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