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  • RecitalMUSI40061

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will continue to develop a thorough technical background to cope with all stylistic demands and establish a sizeable concert repertory covering all styles. The subject includes advanced study of instrumental or vocal recital repertory and all related aspects of music performance. In ord...

  • Minor Music Performance 1MUSI20025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students should have progressed at a level appropriate to their ability in the technical repertoire of the second instrument concerned.  

  • Contextual Studies 3MUSI20177

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject embraces a theoretical and practical study of the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and formal structures and processes of Contemporary Music. Components include Languages of Music, Harmonic Devices, Rhythmic Devices and Piano Class for Contemporary Music Performance: Improvisation student...

  • 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...

  • Composition 3MUSI30213

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues development for students pursuing musical composition as a personally-directed creative activity. Students create a folio of original music (scores and recordings) including composition projects covering areas of compositional philosophy, technique, directed listening and s...

  • Performance Study 5MUSI30009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop a thorough technical background to cope with all stylistic demands. Areas to be covered include advanced study of instrumental or vocal technique and all related aspects of music performance. In addition, classes in the repertoire and materials of the instrument will be unde...

  • 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...

  • Contextual Studies 4MUSI20180

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject embraces a theoretical and practical study of the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and formal structures and processes of Contemporary Music. Components include Languages of Music, Harmonic Devices, Rhythmic Devices and Piano Class for Contemporary Music Performance: Improvisation student...

  • Evidence-Based Performance TeachingMUSI90179

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    The practice of performing and teaching instrumental and vocal music studied from an evidenced based perspective. Covers a wide range of psychological issues that are of interest to musicians and music educators, with the aim of challenging participants to consider new ways of thinking about perf...

  • OrchestrationMUSI90196

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject covers knowledge of the ranges and characteristics of orchestral and band instruments and techniques for notation and combination of diverse instruments. The subject will involve practical performance of the assignments directed by students. There will be a short-answer test, coverin...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 1MUSI20124

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • String Ensemble 1MUSI20091

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The String Ensemble is a specialist ensemble for the development of ensemble skills through learning and performing key works from the string repertory.

  • Music Language 1: the Diatonic WorldMUSI10023

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    An introduction to the elements and processes of voice leading during the period of triadic tonality through the study of species counterpoint and diatonic harmonic processes. Students are expected to attain a sound understanding of the elements and processes of voice leading and diatonic harmoni...

  • Riffs: Guitar Cultures & Practice 2MUSI20196

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is a further exploration of a range of popular guitar styles that have had widespread impact over the past century, including blues, rock and global folk styles. As well as examining relevant literature and recordings, students will develop and enhance their ability to perform exampl...

  • Choir 1MUSI10159

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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.

  • Creativity, Genius, Expertise and TalentMUSI20222

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Defines research dealing with the complexity of creativity, genius, expertise and talent across disciplines, including music. Recent research will examine the natural abilities, environmental and intrapersonal catalysts and developmental processes that lead to the development of human potential i...

  • Choir 2MUSI10162

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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.

  • The Music Producer: From Brass to BeatsMUSI30236

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines music production and the role of the music producer. It surveys the development of music production from early multi-track techniques to contemporary use of beats, loops and samples. Aspects of the function and crafting of sound elements will be examined in the context of en...

  • Research EssayMUSI90185

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Candidates will plan a research topic related to their performance practice and produce a 5000 word research essay excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices.

  • Orchestral Ensembles 5MUSI30185

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...