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  • Big Band 3MUSI30165

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal per week, up to 3 public performances per semester
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Brass Ensemble 2MUSI30168

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The Brass Ensemble offers brass players the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a large brass ensemble setting. The ensemble includes all brass instruments and a wide variety of repertoire and diverse musical styles is performed, including both transcriptions and original compositions for brass.

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal per week
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Practical Study 1MUSI40016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

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

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA 45-minute individual lesson each week; instrument class as arranged; regular concert practice class
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA 45-minute individual lesson each week; instrument class as arranged; regular concert practice class
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • ConductingMUSI40036

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    The subject introduces basic conducting skills including baton and hand technique, rehearsal methods, score reading and preparation, and emphasises the need for awareness of potential ensemble issues. Students will learn the fundamentals of the technical aspects of conducting through active parti...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour seminar per week
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Individual Performance Studies 6MUSI30228

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject examines the skills individual performers require in the development of a range of repertoire and technical studies appropriate to the specialist area, which lead to individual presentations in formal recital environments. The subject includes individual lessons with expert practitio...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours37 hrs per Semester (10hrs Individual tutorials/18hrs Improvisation Materials tutorials/9hrs Concert Class)
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours37 hrs per Semester (10hrs Individual tutorials/18hrs Improvisation Materials tutorials/9hrs Concert Class)
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Music Making Laboratory 5MUSI30231

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours30 hours, comprising ten 3-hour laboratory sessions
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • The Music Producer: From Brass to BeatsMUSI30236

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising twelve 2-hour seminars
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Music PsychologyMUSI40075

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will encompass an initial exploration of music psychology research. Selected researchers within the field, including music therapists, behavioural neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, and experimental psychologists will outline recent and current practical research involving music ac...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour lecture per week.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Honours Chamber Music 2MUSI40081

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Chamber Music involves the formation of instrumental/vocal groupings of 3 or more players, according to repertoire requirements. Students will further develop sophisticated techniques as chamber players and study selected repertoire to performance standard. The subject involves the study and prep...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours17 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours17 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Research MethodsMUSI40083

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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....

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours comprising, one 2-hour seminar per week.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Contextual Studies 6MUSI30224

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Contextual Studies 6 is structured as a Contemporary Music Research Seminar and provides an opportunity for participants to present a research paper in a seminar environment. Presentations will comprise a research paper on a Contemporary Music topic discussed and approved by the lecturer in charg...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Ensemble Studies 6MUSI30226

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours56hrs (20hrs Small ensemble/20hrs Ensemble workshop/16hrs Large ensemble)
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours56hrs (20hrs Small ensemble/20hrs Ensemble workshop/16hrs Large ensemble)
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Dissertation Part 1MUSI40104

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Students will conceive, plan and execute a substantial research project, and present a paper at a conference organised by the School of Music mid-way through the 2 semesters of enrolment.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne fortnightly 1-hour seminar plus regular consultation with the appointed supervisor, over 2 semesters.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne fortnightly 1-hour seminar plus regular consultation with the appointed supervisor, over 2 semesters.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Teaching Aural MusicianshipMUSI90012

    Offered:JulyYear:2018

    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 ...

    • July
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours9:00am - 4:00pm on each day of classes.
      Teaching period 9 July 2018 to 13 July 2018
      Last self-enrol date10 July 2018
      Census date27 July 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail24 August 2018
      Assessment period ends14 September 2018
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  • Honours Composition 2MUSI40068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours32 hours, comprising eight 1-hour individual lessons per semester and one 2-hour composition seminar or group lesson per week.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours32 hours, comprising eight 1-hour individual lessons per semester and one 2-hour composition seminar or group lesson per week.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • The Pianist as Associate ArtistMUSI90189

    Offered:AugustYear:2018

    The subject will explore the different roles of the keyboard player as instrumental accompanist, choir accompanist, vocal coach, concerto accompanist, and associate artist within the chamber music context. Strategies for developing skills in each of these areas will be discussed and students will...

    • August
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours
      Teaching period 5 August 2018 to 14 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date20 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail12 October 2018
      Assessment period ends18 November 2018
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  • Analysis of Advanced Programmed Music 2MUSI90110

    Offered:NovemberYear:2018

    This subject covers analysis of four music tapes with case material, including Serenity; Conversations; Inner Odyssey; Body Tape.

    • November
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours23 hours of lectures and seminar discussion
      Teaching period 9 November 2018 to 12 November 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 November 2018
      Census date12 November 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail20 November 2018
      Assessment period ends26 November 2018
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  • Clinical Training in Music Therapy 2MUSI90039

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides students with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be in special education and nursing home settings under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will include a graded introduction to the assessment of client needs, the development of pr...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOn Campus Delivery - One 2-hour tutorial per week at the University, plus up to 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout the semester and over the semester break. A minimum of 20 days is required. Blended learning delivery - approximately 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout semester. 27 hours as part of intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. One-hour tutorial with clinical supervisor each week as part of clinical placement.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Applied Instrumental and Vocal TeachingMUSI90149

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject examines the principles and practice of instrumental and vocal teaching covering beginners to advanced students. It includes study and application of the methodologies appropriate to a variety of music performance teaching situations including individual, group, and ensemble settings...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising, one 2-hour seminar and workshop per week during the semester.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising, one 2-hour seminar and workshop per week during the semester.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Professional Practice 2MUSI90153

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Professional Practice 2 is a 10-day (or equivalent) work experience subject for students to continue observations and gain further experience of music performance teaching. Where possible students will be placed in a contrasting setting to Professional Practice 1. These settings may include priva...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours60 hours of placement, including observations and mentored teaching, and two 3-hour workshops.
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours60 hours of placement, including observations and mentored teaching, and two 3-hour workshops.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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