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 2019 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2019 (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 advanced 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 than that studied inPerformance 3 and Performance 4.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Utilise advanced instrumental/vocal technique.
- Perform technical work and repertoire with extended control of rhythm, accuracy, articulation, tone quality and intonation (if applicable).
- Prepare complex technical work, etudes and vocal/instrumental literature demonstrating knowledge of an extended relevant repertoire, especially that which is technical in emphasis.
- Demonstrate musicianship with sophistication of phrasing, dynamic control and general expression.
- Perform effectively in a chosen/approved ensemble and show performance practice awareness.
- Demonstrate perceptive music listening skills and informed peer reviewing 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