Integrated Musical Practice 1

Subject MUSI40088 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 29-Feb-2016 to 29-May-2016
Assessment Period End 24-Jun-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 11-Mar-2016
Census Date 31-Mar-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 06-May-2016

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

Once enrolled, students are required to email the coordinator to arrange an introductory meeting.

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 8 x 30 minute lessons; 4 x 2 hour group classes; initial 30-minute consultation with co-ordinator
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours including contact as above plus sustained practice time in consultation with the individual practical teacher.

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:


Dr Ken Murray


Subject Overview:

Vocal and instrumental students will develop technique, stylistic awareness and interpretative insight through an individually designed program of repertory. Individual and group lessons, and sustained individual practice enable the preparation of a mid-semester presentation and an end-of-semester performance.

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • demonstrate understanding and application of a key aspect of repertoire relevant to their performance area
  • demonstrate an understanding of issues of musical style
  • perform the component works of a program with technical and musical capability
  • Following consultation with the co-ordinator, a 250-word proposal and 1-page bibliography will be submitted (week 3) on the repertoire or style to be explored - Week 4 (20%)
  • A 10-minute in-class presentation on an aspect of musical repertoire or performance style that students wish to explore in their musical practice - Weeks 5 to 8 (30%)
  • A 10-minute in-class performance of music related to the approved proposal - Week 12 (50%)
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 the capacity for critical and independent thought and reflection
  • demonstrate skills in evaluative thinking, and in the application of theoretical criteria to practical outcomes
  • demonstrate analytical skills in the context of performance
  • plan effectively to meet performance deadlines
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Tailored Program (BH-MUS)

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