ATS3021 - Chamber music 1 - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.



Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music


Mr David Griffiths

Unit guides



  • First semester 2017 (Day)


This unit provides students in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music the opportunity to be mentored by experienced and world-class chamber-music performers. The unit consists of masterclasses and workshops by tenured and visiting musicians. Students learn various rehearsal strategies and techniques in context of chamber music and participate in high-profile commercial public performance opportunities.


Upon completion of this unit, students are able to:

  1. Work as individuals and groups in planning and implementing chamber music performances;
  2. Understand the group psychology of music performance in a chamber music setting;
  3. Rehearse efficiently in a chamber-music setting;
  4. Demonstrate confidence and experience of performing in commercial environments.


Within semester assessment: 100%

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


Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units and audition.

This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree.