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MUM5990 - Chief Practical Study II

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Fintan Murphy


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Students submit a unified program of works to be studies and performed or conducted at professional level, with a critical essay that examines isssues of performance, practice, analysis and history of the chosen repertoire. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons and instrumental/conducting workshops. Students arrange and present a public performance/lecture demonstration.


By the end of the semester, students undertaking this unit should have gained experience in the performance or conducting of a selected repertoire from a wide range of periods at a professional standard, performed music from the solo, chamber or orchestral repertoire establishing artistic links between pieces. Students will have demonstrated an advanced ability to create artistic strategies that establish innovative performance outcomes.


Essay on repertoire (2000 words): 15%
60-minute concert performance or lecture demonstration: 85%