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Choir 2 (MUSI10162)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeMUSI10162
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Choir is a large group that performs works of larger scale, often with orchestra. Members are assisted to reach a high level of vocal ability during the course of the semester as well as learning works for performance.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • show technical development as ensemble musicians
  • participate with ability and self-confidence as a team member of a performing group
  • perform selected repertoire to concert standard
  • identify and exhibit specific knowledge of a range of ensemble repertoire
  • exhibit an informed respect for the values and principles of ensemble performance

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a capacity to think critically and independently
  • study selected repertoire relevant to the ensemble to performance standard
  • apply time and people management skills to rehearsal and performance planning
  • demonstrate teamwork skills in rehearsal/performance groups

Eligibility and requirements





Non-allowed subjects


Recommended background knowledge

An ability to read music and some choral experience

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home



Assessment will be on a pass/fail basis

  • Preparation of parts, individual and/or sectional practice and active participation in all rehearsals, classes and performances as directed (75%)
  • Three web-based multiple choice tests, based on assigned reading, relevant to the experience of music performance, due in weeks 4, 8 and 12 (25%)

Hurdle requirement:

  • Less than 80% attendance will result in a fail. All assessment components must be passed in order to pass the subject

Dates & times

  • Semester 2
    Principal coordinatorTonie Field
    CoordinatorRick Prakhoff
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal each week, dress rehearsals and a concert
    Total time commitment136 hours
    Teaching period29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019
    Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019
    Census date31 August 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail27 September 2019
    Assessment period ends22 November 2019

    Semester 2 contact information

    For all music or musical prerequisite related questions contact Rick Prakhoff - prakhoff@unimelb.edu.au

    For all breadth, assessment, subject matter, administrative and enrolment questions contact Mx Tonié Field - tonie.field@unimelb.edu.au

Time commitment details

136 hours

Additional delivery details

Not available to BMus students

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    Required music scores will be available either for direct purchase from the Coop bookshop or the MCM at the start of semester, or for online purchase, or from the Louise Hanson Dyer Music Library. Students will be directed to the correct source for each score.

    Note that photocopies cannot be used for copyright reasons.

  • Breadth options
  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 10 August 2019