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  • Orchestral Experience 3MUSI90224

    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...

  • Teaching Aural MusicianshipMUSI90012


    A program of activities designed to re-sensitise the teacher and musician to the elements of music. Beyond the examination and assessment requirements, beyond the tonal, beyond the meter this program aims to refresh the personal resource that ought to arouse the interest in unfamiliar music, and ...

  • Ensemble AMUSI90093

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students who play orchestral instruments are expected to participate in MCM ensembles and you should talk to the head of your instrument area to determine which MCM ensemble you will participate in. You may also be required to participate in other activities in your instrument area, check with yo...

  • Instrumental PedagogyMUSI90194

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the teaching of instrumental and vocal music from a number of perspectives. Areas of study and discussion will include the shared interests and experience of teachers within the group. The subject will also draw upon literature relating to a variety of pedagogical tradit...

  • Second Instrument / Vocal Study 2MUSI90152

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will further expand their instrumental/vocal knowledge through (a) learning posture, basic playing, maintenance and tuning techniques on one new instrument from the string, woodwind, brass, voice or rhythm section families and (b) understand the similarities and differenc...

  • Advanced Orchestra Audition PrepMUSI90228

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students learn about professional orchestral auditions from both sides of the screen: as auditioner and as committee member. Students will further develop their understanding of how to select and perform appropriate concerti for orchestral auditions, sharpen their skills performing a larger suite...

  • Studies in Ethnomusicology 2MUSI90026

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Studies in Ethnomusicology is co-taught with honours level elective subjects. For subject options, please visit: https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/2017/!BH-MUS-SPC%2B1003

  • Orchestral Performance Practicum 1MUSI90221

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake this subject as a practical work integrated learning experience with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO). Through involvement with the MSO's rehearsal and performance schedule, students will develop orchestral performance skills and professionalism.

  • Music and Health ResearchMUSI90188

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will provide an overview of the ways that music can be used to promote healthy behaviours for individuals and groups from the perspective of the humanities and sociology. Topics covered will include music and evolution, musical communication, music in communities, music and physical ...

  • Choral DirectionMUSI90014


    Topics covered include principles and methods of choral development and organization, including tone, diction, rehearsal techniques, choral placement and repertoire. This subject can be taken as a single subject via the Community Access Program. Further information regarding the Community Access...

  • Orchestra AdministrationMUSI90219

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the inner workings of a symphony orchestra's administration. Taught by staff members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, students will gain valuable insight into various "behind the scenes" activities through four modules: Artistic planning, Library Administration, & O...

  • Performance 3MUSI20201

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop the knowledge, competencies and skills necessary to perform music at a professional level. Areas to be covered include advanced study of instrumental or vocal technique in order to cope with all stylistic demands, and specialisation in all related aspects of music performanc...

  • Performance 4MUSI20202

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop the knowledge, competencies and skills necessary to perform music at a professional level. Areas to be covered include advanced study of instrumental or vocal technique in order to cope with all stylistic demands, andspecialisation in all related aspects of music performance...

  • Practical Study 2MUSI40017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further develop instrumental, vocal or conducting technique and repertoire to a level appropriate to a fourth year of study and a sophisticated awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studies.

  • Electronic Dance Music TechniqueMUSI20208

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds the production, compositional and performance skills required to create and realise Electronic Dance Music. Aspects of music technology and how its practice informs new artistic works will be examined. Electronic Dance Music Technique is delivered in a workshop environment and...

  • Music Language 3: Modern DirectionsMUSI30046

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of the principal compositional styles and techniques found in twentieth-century Western music.

  • Shakuhachi Ensemble 1MUSI30139

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will receive tuition in the traditional Japanese pedagogical style for shakuhachi (bamboo flute). Classes will cover the history and construction of the shakuhachi; breathing, blowing and fingering techniques and the different notation systems. The repertoire studied includes folk songs,...

  • Chinese Music Ensemble 2MUSI20209

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to advanced performance techniques in traditional Chinese instrumental music. Through weekly lessons culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students develop their skills in playing a Chinese instrument, reading traditional notation, and performing in a lar...

  • Melbourne Big Band 1MUSI20134

    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...

  • Making Music For Film And Animation 1MUSI10179

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the basics of Making Music for Film and Animation. Aspects of the function and crafting of music in film and animation including, film scoring and the music dramatic narrative will be examined. Making Music for Film and Animation is delivered as a lecture and workshop in a...