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  • Principal Study 1.2 ( Improvisation )MUSI10120

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is made up of four components: Principal Study Lessons, Principal Study Forum, Workshop and Feldenkrais. Principal Study Lessons: students will focus on the establishment and consolidation of techniques that will equip them to study and perform Jazz standard repertoire as well as dev...

  • Ensemble 1.1MUSI10124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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.

  • Musicianship 1.2MUSI10129

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    An introduction to the theory and practice of the tools of music making – melody, harmony, rhythm, form, etc and their application in the art of improvisation.

  • History and Aesthetics of Jazz 1.2MUSI10135

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject investigates the development of jazz music and its musical offshoots from the beginning of the 20th Century through to the present day. Music will be listened to, discussed from an aesthetic viewpoint and sometimes analysed. The main focus of the subject will be on jazz as improvised...

  • Principal Study 1.1 (Improvisation)MUSI10137

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is made up of four components: Principal Study Lessons, Principal Study Forum, Workshop and Feldenkrais. Principal Study Lessons: students will focus on the establishment and consolidation of techniques that will equip them to study and perform Jazz standard repertoire as well as dev...

  • Art of ListeningMUSI30061

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is designed to strengthen weaknesses in aural comprehension of music. This subject caters specifically for student needs, and may embrace such particular areas as; intonation, rhythm, comprehension of form, harmonic implication in melodic lines, chordal movements and their logical pr...

  • Piano Duo and Duet 2MUSI90029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Building on the skills acquired in 740-530 Piano Duo and Duet 1, students will further develop their techniques as duo and duet pianists and study selected repertoire, drawing from a range of the more advanced repertoire of the duo and duet literature from the 18th century to the present day.

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI40090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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...

  • The Music of SpainMUSI40095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The subject explores a range of Spanish musical styles from the middle ages to the present day, and their interaction with European and American musical traditions. Topics include aspects of early music, opera and music theatre, concert music, film music, contemporary popular music, flamenco and ...

  • Figured Bass Realisation 1MUSI40103

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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...

  • The Performer in the 21st Century 1.1MUSI60019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Musical and extra-musical factors relevant to musicians working in the 21st Century will be presented in a forum focusing on the relationship between research and performance, embracing awareness of structure, style, and social and cultural context as factors informing interpretation. Psychologic...

  • Performance Pedagogy Seminar 2MUSI90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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...

  • Principal Study 4.1MUSI40040

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

      Development of advanced solo performing skills and a study of effective programs of practice. Repertoire research and selection and the preparation of major works or equivalent for public performance. Special arrangements will be made for composers.

  • Contemporary Music TheatreMUSI30070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject introduces the concept of music theatre in contemporary times and connects contemporary classical music with notions of music theatre. The idea behind this subject is to explore new languages and techniques in both genres with the intention of creating a new Australian music theatre ...

  • Guitar EnsembleMUSI30075

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The Guitar Ensemble rehearses and prepares programs of music suitable for the size and make up of the group. It will include original works by staff and students and will have as a basic component a substantial improvisatory content.

  • PA and MIDI PerspectiveMUSI30079

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is for those who are new to MIDI and PA set ups. It will equip the student with all the information needed of MIDI to expand and enhance music production techniques. Areas covered in this class include: MIDI devices, connections and channels/troubleshooting, MIDI synchronisation, MID...

  • English Diction for OperaMUSI90167

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Students will study the pronunciation, articulation, and enunciation of the English language in order to fully convey the emotional expression of operatic singing to ensure a clearer understanding by the audience. This subject teaches students to correctly use tools specific to the articulators, ...

  • German Language for Opera 2MUSI90186

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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 ...

  • Orchestral Conducting 2MUSI90050

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will examine the differences in style, interpretation and performance practice in orchestral music from Baroque to the present day. Comparisons will be made of various recorded performances, and performance practice of all periods will be researched. An ensemble will be available for...

  • Performance ClassMUSI90091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Instrumental students: Students are to perform regularly and participate in discussion in the weekly Performance Class. Conducting students: Students are to conduct and/or perform regularly and participate in discussion in the weekly Performance Class.