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  • Basso ContinuoMUSI90024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

  • German Language for Opera 2MUSI90186

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will be involved in further study of the pronunciation, articulation, and enunciation of the German language in order to fully convey the emotional expression of operatic singing to ensure a clearer understanding by the audience. This subject continues to develop students’ understanding ...

  • Performance Workshop 4.1MUSI40043

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A series of workshops designed to provide an opportunity for students to present a portion of their principal study programs as work in progress.

  • Applied Physiology for MusiciansMUSI90145

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop a body of knowledge that includes basic principles of physiology, anatomy and somatic learning (Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Classes), which are applicable to performing and teaching music performance. Students will receive thorough training in theoretical concepts...

  • Women in MusicMUSI40028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of the ways in which gender and sexual difference have been represented in the making and composing of art music. Beginning with medieval women, this subject explores the social and cultural context of women composers and performers from Hildegard to Clara Schumann and Ethel Smyth through...

  • Creating Music For AdvertisingMUSI20167

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces the basics of making music for advertising including, the jingle, sound as persuasion, working to a brief and in a collective, the function of music in advertising and creating music for mass media and multimedia. Creating music for advertising is delivered in two parts: l...

  • Global PopMUSI20219

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to major popular music styles from Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and the Eastern Europe. Through weekly case studies, students learn how local musicians and listeners create, debate, and value popular music across diverse contexts, situating local g...

  • Music Performance 4MUSI20059

    Offered:Not offered inYear: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...

  • Music Performance 3MUSI20057

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will receive tuition in their area of practical study. Vocal and instrumental students will develop their technique and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed program of technically-based repertoire in preparat...

  • Saxophone EnsembleMUSI20210

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Saxophone Ensemble is made up of around 20 saxophones ranging from Bass to Sopranino. The repertoire is mostly original works that explore this wonderful sonority, though occasionally includes transcriptions or arrangements. The ensemble presents one or two concerts a semester.

  • Figured Bass Realisation 1MUSI30257

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students in this class will learn how to realise at their instrument a figured bass from the seventeenth or eighteenth century in a stylish and idiomatic fashion. We first learn how to read simple figures before progressing to more complex ones. Attention will be paid to correct voice-leading, me...

  • Creating from the Single Staff ScoreMUSI30254

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Working from the single staff score/ chord charts prevalent in the popular music world, a range of approaches will be explored to develop performances in accompaniment, ensemble and solo performance situations.

  • Early Voices Ensemble 2MUSI20141

    Offered:Not offered inYear: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.

  • Stravinsky and Music of the 20th CenturyMUSI20158

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics c...

  • French Music Louis XIV to the RevolutionMUSI20205

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject surveys and critiques the practice of music in France from the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV (1643) to the Revolution (1789). We will study leading composers, performers, and musical developments in ancien régime France, with case studies including operas, ballets, chamber musi...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • Band DirectionMUSI90015

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to provide instruction in the vital aspects of the band director's role. It is a subject in which most benefit is gained by careful study of preparatory materials, active participation in class, and individual work and practice. Instruction will include the essentials of ...

  • Ensemble 4.1MUSI40041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

      Development of advanced performing skills in small group performances. Research and performance of a diverse body of works, with specific emphasis place on Australian compositions. The choice of activities will be based upon areas of particular interest or relevance for each student's ...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI40090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Teaching Popular MusicMUSI90048

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is a practical module that examines the challenges of introducing popular music into classrooms, both from a musical and educational perspective. Students will consider how popular music performance, improvisation and composition skills can be readily handled in formal education settings and...