Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music


Dr Kenji Fujimura (Classical); Dr Paul Williamson (Jazz)



  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)



The unit consolidates intermediate skills in music performance developed in ATS1045 Performance 2. Students further develop technical and performance skills by studying technically focused repertoire drawn from the literature of the student's principal instrument or voice. The choice of repertoire should consolidate and go beyond the level of skills attained in ATS1045 Performance 2. This prepares students for the repertoire-based focus of the next unit in the sequence, ATS2123 Performance 4.


Upon completion of the unit, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate a continuing development of instrumental/vocal technique beyond the foundational level attained after completing ATS1045 Performance 2;
  2. Demonstrate this development through growing control of rhythm, articulation, timbre and intonation (if applicable) through the performance of appropriate technical work;
  3. Demonstrate a continuing development of knowledge of relevant repertoire, through preparation of technical work, etudes and instrumental/vocal literature that is of greater difficulty and complexity than that studied in ATS1044 Performance 1 and ATS1045 Performance 2;
  4. Demonstrate continuing development of musicianship through sophistication of phrasing, dynamic control and general expression beyond that attained in ATS1045 Performance 2.


Within semester assessment: 10%
Exam: 90%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

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


ATS1045 or ATS1350
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Music performance specialisation.