Faculty of Arts

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 Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Paul Watt


Previously coded MUS3620


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 ATS3826,) 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%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Paul Watt

Contact hours

2 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars) per week

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