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.
- First semester 2018 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Music performance specialisation.
- The unit has a domestic field tripdomestic field trip (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/currentstudents/field-trips/) component and may incur an additional cost.
- The unit has a compulsory ensemble componentensemble component (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/category/performance-studies/student-ensembles/). Some ensembles are subject to audition. Normally, auditions take place in Week 1 of the semester. Please see the unit guide for further information.
- Students who fail this unit will need permission from the unit coordinator in order to repeat the unit.
This unit develops intermediate music technical skills by studying technically-focused repertoire drawn from the literature of the student's principal instrument or voice. The choice of repertoire presented should be of greater complexity and difficulty beyond that studied inPerformance 1 and Performance 2.
Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
- utilise conventions of instrumental/vocal technique with some expertise;
- perform technical work with a growing control of rhythm, articulation, timbre and intonation (if applicable);
- prepare technical work, etudes and instrumental/vocal literature;
- demonstrate musicianship with a developing sophistication in phrasing, dynamic control and general expression;
- perform effectively in a chosen/approved music ensemble with a critical awareness of the various roles involved;
- demonstrate perceptive music listening skills through verbal critiques.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Exam: 60%
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.
See also Unit timetable information