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  • Sound Studies 4MUSI20221

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on the content of Sound Studies 1, 2 and 3. Essential characteristics of sound are further examined in a range of sonic, music and other media environments. Focus is on advanced critical listening and critical thinking and a range of approaches to understanding and applying th...

  • Chamber Music 4MUSI30020

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop techniques and skills required for 21st century chamber musicians and study selected repertoire to performance standard.

  • MCM Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble 2MUSI20088

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces BMus students to advanced performance techniques in the Indonesian gamelan, an ensemble of tuned percussion, gongs, and chimes. Through weekly rehearsals culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students develop their skills in performing and analysing the traditiona...

  • Jazz & Improv Composition WorkshopMUSI30263

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the skills required in the development of compositions, and creative arranging for small to medium size jazz ensembles. Through the provision of an intensive weekly platform for the presentation of new works through various stages of creation, the workshops will provide stud...

  • Piano Duo and Duet 1MUSI10076

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will develop their techniques as duo and duet pianists and study selected repertoire, drawing from a range of the duet and duo literature from the 18th century to the present day.

  • Acting for Singers 2MUSI30160

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Acting for Singers introduces students to the fundamental principles of acting and script/libretto dramatic analysis. It prepares singers interested in performing in opera, musicals and recital situations for a career on the stage. No previous acting experience is required.

  • Orchestral Experience 1MUSI90217

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will be placed in University of Melbourne orchestral ensembles for intensive training in all aspects pertaining to performing in a large ensemble setting. A focused approach to the rehearsal, recording, and performance of a broad range of works from across the symphonic canon and new wor...

  • Musician's HealthMUSI90218

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Professional orchestral musicians work in high-pressure contexts with unique and demanding physical and psychological challenges. This subject provides a detailed understanding of the occupational health and safety risks and responsibilities within the professional orchestral industry. Lectures a...

  • The Research Process for MusiciansMUSI40064

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with the tools and skills necessary to devise and conduct professional research in music at graduate level. Through group discussions and peer review sessions students will engage with the key principles of research and academic writing and apply them to a context r...

  • Music Making Laboratory 5MUSI30231

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the skills required for individual composers to create and realise new artistic work in a group environment. Music Making Laboratory is mentor led and delivered as a practical laboratory, which offers opportunities for observation, practice and experimentation within a r...

  • Electro-Acoustic MusicMUSI30031

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject covers basic studio use and, specifically, the analog recording of audio with microphones and the digital manipulation of that audio on computer. Students will develop a critical awareness of sounds and how they may be combined, treated and sculpted in creative ways. Topics covered i...

  • Minor Music Performance 3MUSI30050

    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.  

  • Orchestral Experience 4MUSI90226

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be placed in University of Melbourne orchestral ensembles for intensive training in all aspects pertaining to performing in a large ensemble setting. A focused approach to the rehearsal, recording, and performance of a broad range of works from across the symphonic canon and new wor...

  • Contextual Studies 1MUSI10180

    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...

  • Acting for Opera Performance 1MUSI90183

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the holistic performance elements required by professional opera singers. Combining text analysis and movement principles, this subject is designed to build skills of dramatic interpretation and individual expression required for professional opera performance opera performa...

  • Chamber Choir 2MUSI10226

    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...

  • Performing to Teach 1MUSI90147

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop a thorough technical background to cope with all stylistic demands of their instrument or voice and establish a repertoire covering all styles. Students will also develop a thorough understanding of the applied approaches to the pedagogy of their instrument or voice.  

  • Early Voices 1MUSI20080

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a small chamber choir of 12–20 members that performs music of the middle ages, renaissance and baroque. The ensemble performs both a cappella and also in conjunction with other early music ensembles.  

  • Interactive Composition 1MUSI10191

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will examine the skills required for individual composers to develop their craft in interactive music making. Interactive Composition is delivered in two parts: Tutorial and Workshop. Tutorial is taught primarily by a specialist mentor through a mixture of individual and group tutoria...

  • Professional Research Project Part 2MUSI90198

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to MUSI90197 Professional Research Project Part 1