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  • Audiation through SolfègeMUSI10204

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A program of developing musicianship through Solfège, linking theoretical concepts, reading and writing of musical notation with aural development through a range of activities in tutorial and lecture/workshop settings.

  • Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 6MUSI30261

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a mixed instrumental and vocal ensemble of 12–20 members that performs music of the Renaissance. Instruments for the players will be made available from the University’s instrument collection.

  • Music Management and EnterpriseMUSI40092

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will develop the skills required for music graduates to be able to form careers in music-focussed arts organisations or individual enterprises. They will be introduced to a wide range of examples of how careers involving music can be created and sustained, and how they can position thems...

  • Core Skills in Opera 2MUSI90233

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake this subject to develop sound working knowledge, and isolate and cultivate the skills, necessary for performing opera repertoire with confidence from either the baroque/classical periods, or the romantic/twentieth-century periods, depending on the cycle of repertoire selec...

  • MCM Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble 1MUSI20087

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces BMus students to the Indonesian gamelan, an ensemble of tuned percussion, gongs, and chimes. Through weekly rehearsals culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students learn to perform and analyse the traditional interlocking melodies of Indonesian music on several ...

  • Honours Composition 2MUSI40068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is further directed towards continuing composition majors with demonstrated experience and capabilities commensurate with an honours standard. Students create a folio of original music across the semester (scores and recordings) including composition projects, covering areas of compo...

  • Music ResearchMUSI30032

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides the basis for the writing of a dissertation. It introduces students to current issues in musicology and the variety of resources and methodologies available for musicological research. Bibliographic skills will be developed. Students will increase their awareness of availabl...

  • Pedagogue RecitalMUSI90157

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will continue to develop an advanced technical, musical and pedagogical background to cope with all stylistic demands of their instrument and voice and build on their concert repertoire covering all styles, specifically including recent Australian works. Outcomes of this study will inclu...

  • Piano PedagogyMUSI90027


    This subject will examine the teaching of piano from a number of perspectives. Areas of study and discussion will include the shared interests and experience of teachers within the group and will also draw upon literature relating to a variety of pedagogical traditions, schools and techniques for...

  • Contextual Studies 5MUSI30223

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject illustrates how to effectively realise contemporary music projects in a commercially led environment. It will examine the core elements of successful commercial music making including: viability, entrepreneurship, general financial management, royalties and income streams, the fundam...

  • MCM African Music and Dance Ensemble 1MUSI10021

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces BMus students to music and dance in West Africa. Through weekly rehearsals culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students learn to perform traditional rhythmic patterns using drums, bells, and their bodies; students also have the opportunity to learn traditional d...

  • Research MethodsMUSI40083

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A weekly seminar that begins to introduce and examine the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice led research. This seminar acquaints students with a range of research methods and research paradigms, key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts....

  • Conservatorium Choir 2MUSI10059

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • Big Band 3MUSI30165

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Big Band comprises 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, bass, guitar and drums. Occasionally other instruments are employed for special projects, and for some concerts singers are also used. All positions are auditioned at the start of each year, and the timetable works so that stude...

  • Professional Practice 1MUSI90154

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Professional Practice 1 comprises a 6-day (or equivalent) work experience, three 2-hour seminars and additional professional development workshops/excursions. This subject will introduce students to an overview of the current structure and practice of instrumental teaching within a variety of Aus...

  • Vocal Ensemble 2MUSI10093

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students explore various aspects of vocal ensemble singing, from the purely technical (intonation, breathing together, harmonized pronunciation) to the subtleties of developing relationships and roles, through an exploration of vocal chamber music repertoire and small operatic ensembles.

  • Music Performance 6MUSI30218

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will continue the program of practical study commenced in earlier Music Performance subjects. Vocal and instrumental students will further develop their technique and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed prog...

  • Ensemble Studies 2MUSI10192

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the skills individual performers require in the development of ensemble performance. Ensemble studies are led by experienced practitioners in the field of contemporary music performance and delivered in practical sessions. Throughout the course students will be required to e...

  • Chamber Choir 4MUSI20214

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further explore all aspects of choral and ensemble singing, building on awareness of style, historical context and connections across the breadth of choral repertoire, sacred and secular, from the 13th to the 21st century. Singers will continue to develop technical aspects of choral...

  • Repetiteur SkillsMUSI90232

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Repetiteurs in this class will advance their skills by focusing on nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century repertoire, with particular emphasis given to the concerns of score reduction and conducting ensembles from the keyboard, the class being taught on piano. Students will learn techniqu...