Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours per semester |
Total Time Commitment: 12 hours contact & 12 hours study per semester
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject introduces the notion of spontaneous improvisation specifically designed for those musicians who have had little or no experience in the art of spontaneity as it relates to musical performance. It deals firstly with the breaking down of (perceived) inhibitions in the act of music making for those who have spent most of their music making governed by traditional notions of reading and learning music from the page.
On completion of this subject students should have acquired
Continuous: Preparation and commitment as demonstrated by performance tasks and/or a regularly updated journal of activities embracing all areas studied (50%) - Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.
Formal: One solo performance of approximately 5-7 minutes duration (50%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
• Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to the practising musician
Bachelor of Music Performance (Improvisation) (VCA) |
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