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MUS2020 - Professional Practice 1

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Fintan Murphy


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit will present many issues important to the performing and teaching professions. The following areas will be covered: Motivation, body use, performance anxiety, communication skills, score analysis and the art of practicing.


At the conclusion of the unit, students should have acquired:

  1. An introductory level of aural skills.
  2. Introductory analytical skills in the approach to music performance and its pedagogy.


Written assignment (2000 words): 50%
Written examination of no more than 120 minutes (2500 words): 50%