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Chief Practical Study IV (6 points)


Leader: Peter Handsworth

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton 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 a negotiated composition project with learning objectives identified jointly by the student and teacher. 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 instrumental 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: 65%

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

Prerequisites: MUS2980

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