Courses & Units

Composition 1 FCA511


Is designed to support advanced studies in composition. Primary concentration is given to the development of high level technical and musical skills. On completion of the unit students should have developed advanced skills in the technique of chamber music composition. Development of a folio of compositions appropriate to the level of study is by negotiation with the lecturer and approval of the Course Coordinator.


Unit name Composition 1
Unit code FCA511
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell

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


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Audition/interview and admission to Conservatorium of Music postgraduate coursework program


Teaching Pattern

39 hrs contact time over sem consisting of individual lessons, workshops and seminars


Mid-semester folio: project 1 (30%)
Final folio: projects 2 and 3 (25% each) or one large project (50%) 

Concert reviews (10%) 

Composers' concert (10%)

The folio submitted for exam must contain documentation of creative work undertaken during the unit, including recordings of live performances.

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Flexible Study Options




Adler, The Study of Orchestration, 3e, New York: Norton, 2002, ISBN 0-393-97572-X

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