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Students will integrate the knowledge, competencies and skills necessary for music performance. Areas to be covered include integration of instrumental or vocal technique with the creation of musical coherence, and specialisation in all related aspects of music performance. 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, performance class and/or assigned ensemble activities. In order to ensure the highest level of performance preparation, 100% attendance is expected.
To progress from Performance 4 into further Practical Music or Performance subjects:
- A subject result of 65% or greater is a prerequisite for MUSI30250 Practical Music 5
- A subject result of 75% or greater is a prerequisite for MUSI30252 Performance 5
- 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:
- integrate technical control and coordination in performance;
- execute recital 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 musical performance;
- perform music individually (and where appropriate collaboratively) with commitment and confidence;
- create musical coherence through shaping of phrases, textures and overall continuity;
- co-design, prepare and present a balanced recital program.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
- problem-solving skills;
- skills in critical thinking and self-evaluation.
Last updated: 12 November 2022