Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One seminar/workshop of 2 hours per week during the semester. |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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
This subject will focus on the practice of performing and teaching instrumental and vocal music studied through the perspective of somatic learning. Through the practical application of various approaches concerned with studying and teaching human movement, students will examine a wide range of physiological concerns facing musicians and music educators, ranging from both instrument-specific and general postural issues, through to repetitive strain injury (RSI) prevention. Through an understanding of physiology and basic anatomy, combined with awareness through movement classes, participants are challenged to consider new ways of thinking about the physical side of performing and teaching music performance.
This subject is taught into both the Master of Music (Performance Teaching) and the Master of Music (Opera Performance). Students will enrol in classes depending on their course.
On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
Contribution to class discussion and lectures (10%); a critical appraisal (1000 words) due in week 6 of the semester (20%); a class presentation/demonstration on the topic of the critical appraisal of 20 minutes. duration (20%); an essay (2000 words) due the last week of semester (50%),
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Readings will be available online through the LMS prior to the commencement of the subject.
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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 (Opera Performance) |
Master of Music (Performance Teaching)
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