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Students will receive tuition in their area of practical study. Vocal and instrumental students will develop their technique, musical and stylistic awareness in an individually designed program of technical exercises and repertoire. Formative feedback in individual and group settings will be provided across the semester.
In order to contextualise their education within the best practices of local, national and international standards, students are expected to work competently and productively both alone and in groups.
The subject involves participation in individual lessons, instrument/voice classes, concert class and/or assigned ensemble activities. In order to ensure the highest level of performance preparation, 100% attendance is expected.
To progress from Practical Music 3 into further Practical Music subjects:
- A subject result of 65% or greater is a prerequisite for MUSI20200 Practical Music 4
- A subject result of 64% or lower: students may complete the degree in the Music Studies major.
Assessment Hurdle Class & Ensemble Information
Instrument and Vocal Classes: Information for Instrument and Vocal Classes can be found on the Fine Arts and Music Current Students website, or by contacting your Head of Area.
Concert Class: Students must apply to participate in Concert Class by completing the form on the Fine Arts and Music Current Students website.
Ensemble: Information for Ensemble Activities can be found on the Ensemble Subjects page in the Handbook. Please refer to each Ensemble subject for details including requisites and additional entry requirements such as audition. Note: Students do not formally enrol in these subjects.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
- build strategies for technical control and coordination;
- execute technical exercises and repertoire at an appropriate level with fluency, accuracy, attention to detail and character;
- project a well-shaped and expressive sound across the range of their instrument or voice;
- apply appropriate style and informed judgment to technical repertoire;
- perform music individually (and where appropriate collaboratively) with commitment and confidence.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
- problem-solving skills;
- skills in critical thinking and self-evaluation.
Last updated: 29 July 2022