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 performance skills by studying 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 than that studied inPerformance 3.
Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
- utilise conventions of instrumental/vocal technique with some expertise;
- perform instrumental/vocal repertoire with a growing control of rhythm; articulation, timbre and intonation (if applicable)
- prepare specifically chosen works drawn from the literature of the students' instrument/voice, identifying relevant repertoire;
- 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