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Chamber Music 1 (MUSI20013)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 6.25On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUSI20013
Campus
Southbank
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • show technical development as chamber music players
  • perform selected repertoire to concert standard
  • demonstrate a capacity to think critically and independently in matters of corporate style, sonority, balance, ensemble, phrasing, blending and musical gesture
  • identify the broad and diverse cultural references of the chamber music literature
  • apply time and people management skills to rehearsal and performance planning
  • utilize teamwork and entrepreneurial skills in concert planning, publicity and audience development

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a capacity to think critically and independently
  • study selected chamber repertoire to performance standard
  • apply time and people management skills to rehearsal and performance planning
  • demonstrate teamwork skills in rehearsal/performance groups numbering from two to ten persons

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

Available by special permission of Subject Coordinator.

Students intending to enrol in Chamber Music must submit a Chamber Music Application Form.
The completed form must be submitted no later than 5PM on Friday of Week 1.

Corequisites

B-MUS students: Available by special permission of Subject Coordinator via submitting a Chamber Music Application Form AND con-current enrolment in one of the following subjects:

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
MUSI20201 Performance 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20202 Performance 4
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

GD-MUS students: Available by special permission of the Associate Director (Music Performance) via submitting a Chamber Music Application Form

Non-allowed subjects

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
MUSI30019 Chamber Music 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI40062 Honours Chamber Music 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Description

  • Preparation of parts and rehearsals, and active participation in tutorial throughout semester. Ongoing - Weeks 1-12. (35%)
  • A portfolio demonstrating the performance planning process and outcome. (15% for group portfolio submission)
  • Concert-standard performance of 15 minutes chamber music repertoire to be held before an audience in an appropriate venue. Performance will be video recorded. Video submission due third Monday of examination period. (50%)
  • Hurdle Requirement: 100% attendance is expected. Less than 75% attendance at classes will result in a fail

Dates & times

  • Semester 1
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hours
    Total time commitment85 hours
    Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019
    Last self-enrol date15 March 2019
    Census date31 March 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail10 May 2019
    Assessment period ends28 June 2019
  • Semester 2
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
    Contact hours
    Total time commitment85 hours
    Teaching period29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019
    Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019
    Census date31 August 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail27 September 2019
    Assessment period ends22 November 2019

Time commitment details

85 hours

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

  • Available to Study Abroad and Exchange students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad.

Last updated: 11 November 2018