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)



This unit consolidates advanced skills in music performance developed in ATS2123 Performance 4. 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 ATS2123 Performance 4. This prepares students for the repertoire-based focus of the final unit in the sequence, ATS3137 Performance 6.


Upon completion of this unit, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced instrumental/vocal technique beyond the level attained after completing ATS2123 Performance 4;
  2. Demonstrate this achievement through extended control of rhythm, accuracy, articulation, tone quality and intonation (if applicable) through performance of appropriate technical work and repertoire;
  3. Demonstrate an extended knowledge of relevant repertoire, especially that which is technical in emphasis, through preparation of technical work, etudes and vocal/instrumental literature of greater difficulty and complexity than that studied in ATS2122 Performance 3 and ATS2123 Performance 4;
  4. Demonstrate further refinement of musicianship through sophistication of phrasing, dynamic control and general expression beyond the level attained in ATS2123 Performance 4.


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


ATS2123 or ATS2809
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Music performance specialisation.