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  • African Music and Dance EnsembleMUSI10148

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to music and dance in West Africa. Through weekly rehearsals culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students learn to perform traditional rhythmic patterns using drums, bells, and their bodies; students also have the opportunity to learn traditional dance ...

  • Topics in EthnomusicologyMUSI20217

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to one major research topic in the field of ethnomusicology. Considering a broad range of case studies from around the world, students learn how music researchers have approached, evaluated, and answered questions related to this topic across different cultural co...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 2MUSI20123

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • Chinese Music Ensemble 1MUSI20135

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

    This subject introduces students to traditional Chinese instrumental music. Through weekly lessons culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students learn to play a Chinese instrument, read traditional notation, and perform in a large silk-and-bamboo ensemble. Through attendance at two conc...

  • World Music Choir 1MUSI20143

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to unaccompanied vocal traditions from around the world. Through weekly lectures, students learn to recognise the musical, social, and political significance of traditional and contemporary vocal styles of Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. In weekly rehearsal...

  • Music History 2: C19th Music and IdeasMUSI20198

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    An overview of musical works and ideas from the 19th century. Representative works of the period are introduced in their social and cultural contexts. The subject also looks at music and its audiences, and the role of music institutions in shaping music history. The focus will mainly be Western E...

  • Conservatorium Choir 2MUSI20083

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Conservatorium Choir is a large group that performs works of larger scale with orchestra. Members are helped to reach a high level of vocal ability during the course of the semester as well as learning a work for performance.

  • Music Language 2: Chromaticism & BeyondMUSI20061

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the knowledge acquired in Music Language 1, Music Language 2 continues with a survey of chromatic harmony, select thematic and contrapuntal devices, and form, up to the beginnings of the dissolution of functional harmony in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Students will be expe...

  • Recital 1MUSI90100

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Recital 1 is undertaken over two semesters of candidature. Recitals must include a minimum of 60 minutes of Music and the entire performance (including 10 minute interval) must not exceed 90 minutes in total. Recitals must include major works from the relevant vocal or instrumental recital reper...

  • Orchestral Experience 2MUSI90220

    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...

  • Music Making Laboratory 3MUSI20182

    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...

  • Individual Performance Studies 4MUSI20178

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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...

  • Music Learning, Teaching and ResearchMUSI90150

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an overview of the various factors that influence the provision of an effective music education for young people. This includes historical, philosophical, psychological, sociological and methodological factors that provide a context for instrumental music teach...

  • Ensemble Studies 3MUSI20176

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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...

  • Interactive Composition 4MUSI20183

    Offered:Semester 2Year: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...

  • Interactive Composition 5MUSI30229

    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...

  • EnsembleMUSI90148

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop their skills as contributing members of a musical ensemble and apply their performance skills as ensemble players. Instrumental and vocal students will participate in ensembles and performances as approved by the Faculty and designed in consultation with the subject coordina...

  • The Research Process For Musicians (RHD)MUSI90191

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides research higher degree students in performance and composition with the tools and skills necessary to devise and conduct research in music at postgraduate level. Through seminars, group discussions and peer review sessions students will engage with the key principles of rese...

  • Studies in Musicology 2MUSI90019

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • Ensemble Studies 5MUSI30225

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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...