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MUS3620 - Professional Practice 4

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Fintan Murphy


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit will present a weekly two hour practicum, which will be offered in three ways:

  1. A seminar focusing on technique and analysis of playing in instrument specific groups (prerequisite: a minimum mark of 70% in MUS3610,) or
  2. A seminar focussing on the setting up and development of band programs (no prerequisite), or
  3. A seminar analysing the programming and presentation of concerts. Topics will include developing innovative concert environments, evaluating educational benefit, music criticism and marketing (no prerequisite). The availability of these options is dependent on class numbers at enrolment.


Examination of no more than 30 minutes consisting of a student presentation followed by a viva voce. A written synopsis will be handed in at the examination: (4500 words): 100%

Contact hours

2 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars) per week


MUS2020 or approved prior experience.