Courses & Units

Small Ensemble 1 FCA438

Note:

Enrolment is dependent upon the establishment of a balanced ensemble and students enrolled are expected to maintain a regular rehearsal schedule throughout the semester.

Introduction

This unit provides students with opportunities to develop the skills required for professional participation in a small ensemble environment. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise such that students develop collaborative, interpretative and presentation skills for the performance of advanced repertoire. The repertoire shall be determined and agreed upon by the students and unit coordinator no later than week 2 of the semester and students shall be expected to plan the subsequent rehearsal schedule to enable a professional concert performance.

Summary

Unit name Small Ensemble 1
Unit code FCA438
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary), Dr Susan Collins (classical)

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2015.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  •  Audition and a balanced ensemble

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FCA407  and  FCA507

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly 2-3 hours of rehearsal/classes

Assessment

Weekly engagement:

Class/coaching performance presentations (preparation, participation, professionalism, ability to interpret and perform suggestions effectively) (20%)

Journal (30%)

Final assessment: Final Performance (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

As advised by lecturers

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