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  • Performance 6MUSI30253

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will establish a sizeable concert repertory covering all styles, and develop their ability to manage stress to ensure sound concert presentation at a professional level. Areas to be covered include advanced study of instrumental or vocal technique, and specialisation in all related aspec...

  • Core Skills in Opera 3MUSI90234

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will undertake this subject to develop knowledge, and isolate and cultivate the skills, necessary to work as an elite opera performer/opera skills facilitator. The subject gives focus to repertoire from either the baroque/ classical periods, or the romantic/twentieth-century periods, dep...

  • Orchestral Ensembles 3MUSI20093

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Chamber Choir 6MUSI30258

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further explore all aspects of choral and ensemble singing, building on awareness of style, historical context and connections across the breadth of choral repertoire, sacred and secular, from the 13th to the 21st century. Singers will continue to develop technical aspects of choral...

  • Music Performance Curriculum& AssessmentMUSI90151

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the performance teaching curriculum from beginner to senior secondary levels including specific knowledge about VCE, VET and IB. Beginner methods, group teaching methods and ensemble materials are studied and supported by an examination of the principles of curriculum develo...

  • Research Project (MMus)MUSI70021

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    See course entry, subject does not appear in handbook.

  • Suzuki Practicum Part 1MUSI90199

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is offered as a work experience subject for students who wish to complete their Primary Level Suzuki Teacher Accreditation. Theoretical aspects will include teaching methodology, early childhood development and Suzuki Philosophy. These theoretical studies are reinforced through teach...

  • Chamber Music 1MUSI20013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop techniques and skills required for 21st century chamber musicians and study selected repertoire to performance standard.

  • Brass Ensemble 2MUSI10053

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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.

  • Major Project (Interactive Composition)MUSI40097

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Through a course of research, students undertake their year-long project in Interactive Composition under the guidance of their individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year. The major project can consist of single defined project and/or contributions to a number of proje...

  • Music Therapy Methods 1MUSI90032

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject prepares students for the use of music therapy methods in clinical practice.  It focuses on foundational skills across the areas of repertoire, improvisation, song writing and receptive methods.  Skill development is focused on the reproduction of known songs, and developing capacity...

  • Figured Bass Realisation 1MUSI40103

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Chamber Music 2MUSI20014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop techniques and skills required for 21st century chamber musicians and study selected repertoire to performance standard.

  • Baroque Ensemble 1MUSI30163

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A small chamber ensemble for instrumentalists specialising in baroque performance practice. The ensemble performs using period instruments at pitch A415Hz. Repertoire is tailored to the composition of the ensemble.

  • Preliminary Orchestra Audition PrepMUSI90222

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students learn about professional orchestral auditions and are taken through the process of applying and preparing a preliminary/first round audition. Topics covered through the semester will include how to search for positions, preparation of application materials (e.g., cover letters, CVs, and ...

  • Advanced Harmonic and Rhythmic StudiesMUSI30238

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce students to advanced Aural awareness concepts, including strategies for enhancing perception in highly chromatic tonal environments and atonal environments, techniques for practicing advanced rhythmic and harmonic concepts and transcription technique. All con...

  • Composition StudiesMUSI40073

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students without previous composition tuition to strategies for thinking about and constructing original music. Students will write chamber music based on instruments available within the class. The subject will be divided into three 4-week modules, each beginning with a p...

  • Big Band 1MUSI20071

    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...

  • Orchestral Ensembles 2MUSI10061

    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...

  • Performing to Teach 2MUSI90156

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further develop a thorough musical background to cope with all stylistic demands of their instrument or voice and establish a sizeable repertoire covering all styles. Students will also further develop a thorough understanding of the applied approaches to the instrumental pedagogy o...