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.
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree.
Students will learn fundamental conducting techniques, including basic beat patterns. Students will be required to propose a program of works to be arranged and/or conducted for performance by an approved ensemble. Students will develop approaches to interpretation, and refine baton techniques specific to their program choice.
Upon completion of this unit, students are able to:
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge required to successfully create musical materials for a potentially disparate group of musicians.
- Offer musical and artistic direction to a potentially disparate group of musicians to realise a successful performance.
- Demonstrate intermediate skills in conducting, orchestration and ensemble management.
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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