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  • Italian for MusiciansMUSI30094

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to help students further prepare for possible study abroad and will included two basic areas of study. The first will deal with the language as it relates directly to music nomenclature, grammar and texts. The second is to develop a working knowledge of conversational Ita...

  • 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.

  • Ensemble 1.2MUSI10125

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will be grouped in ensembles where they will play a variety of jazz standards. Students will apply skills acquired in their Principal Study major to the context of a small ensemble.

  • 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.

  • Exploring Musical EngagementMUSI90146

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how music pervades everyday life and impacts on the ways in which people from a range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds experience the world together. Principles of psychology and sociology are used to better understand the diverse experiences of listeners, composers...

  • Keyboard Accompaniment 1MUSI90030

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop their techniques as an accompanist and study selected repertoire, drawing from a range of the vocal and instrumental ensemble literature from the 18th century to the present day.

  • Aural Studies 1.2MUSI10127

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is made up of two components: Aural and Choral Studies. This subject is designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles of aural comprehension and to develop a strong grounding in those principles. The student will examine intervals, harmonic progressions, textures, timb...

  • 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...

  • Early Voices Ensemble 1MUSI20140

    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.

  • 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.    

  • 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...

  • 20th/21st Century Western MusicMUSI30056

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject deals with the music of the 20th and 21st century primarily to place it in the historical context of composition and performance. Any analytical examinations will not necessarily be chronologically based, but rather will be place in both social and cultural contexts, the main purpose...

  • Ensemble 1.2MUSI60018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The art of performing in collaboration with at least one other creative element. The myriad challenges associated with listening to the Self and to Others to fashion a unified musical expression. Research into the existing repertory, into historic performances (repertoire and improvisation based)...

  • 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 ...

  • Percussion EnsembleMUSI20211

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Percussion ensemble is designed for experienced percussionists. It explores traditional, contemporary and Australian compositions. Instrumentation includes timpani, xylophone, marimba and vibraphone as well as some traditional and exotic instruments of Latin America.

  • Ensemble 1.1MUSI10124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will be grouped in ensembles where they will play a variety of jazz standards. Students will apply skills acquired in their Principal Study major to the context of a small ensemble.

  • Performance Pedagogy Seminar 2MUSI90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will be able to arrange and conduct lessons and select teaching repertoire on their instrument at intermediate and advanced levels. Topics covered include studio teaching of the student's instrument for students of AMEB Grade 5 exams and up including teaching repertoire, tutors and mate...