ATS3136 - Performance 5 - 2019

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

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Robert Burke


Associate Professor Robert Burke

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


ATS2123 or ATS2809

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





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 in ATS2122 Performance 3 and ATS2123 Performance 4.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Utilise advanced instrumental/vocal technique.
  2. Perform technical work and repertoire with extended control of rhythm, accuracy, articulation, tone quality and intonation (if applicable).
  3. Prepare complex technical work, etudes and vocal/instrumental literature demonstrating knowledge of an extended relevant repertoire, especially that which is technical in emphasis.
  4. Demonstrate musicianship with sophistication of phrasing, dynamic control and general expression.
  5. Perform effectively in a chosen/approved ensemble and show performance practice awareness.
  6. Demonstrate perceptive music listening skills and informed peer reviewing skills through verbal critiques.


Within semester assessment: 40% + Exam: 60%

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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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study