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Chief Practical Study II (6 points)


Leader: Peter Handsworth

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Students prepare for a repertoire performance on their chief instrument of a program of works from at least two historical periods or prepare a folio of small-scale compositions with a set format that demonstrates techniques studies in set works from their repertoire. Students submit a weekly journal to their teachers for assessment of their progress. The journal includes a summary of the salient concepts and techniques that help inform their weekly practice. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part, with full attendance, in an ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement.

Assessment: Participation in an approved ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement + Written (2400 words): 35% + Practical performance examination or a composition folio: 65%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 hour individual lesson and 1 hour tutorial) per week

Prerequisites: MUS1980

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