Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Aline Scott-Maxwell


Previously coded MUS2020


This unit will present practical issues important to the performing professions. The following areas will be covered: body use, performance anxiety, the art of practising and conducting.


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

  1. An introductory awareness of body use and performance anxiety Introductory skills in practise techniques and conducting;
  2. Introductory skills in practise techniques and conducting.


Written assignments: 80%
Written exam: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Paul Watt

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study