Courses & Units

Orchestral Practice 4A FCM417

This unit has been discontinued.

Note:

NOTE: This unit is subject to a quota and enrolment is only permitted on approval from the school

Regular auditions will occur for orchestra/section placement, students are expected to attend all visiting artist masterclasses

Introduction

The first of two units, Orchestral Practice 4A enables orchestral instrumentalists and conductors to participate in a variety of activities designed to provide intensive pre-professional training in orchestral practice. The unit consists of orchestral/sectional rehearsals, repertoire and excerpts classes, masterclasses, audition and concert performance opportunities. Students may undertake this study in one of the following orchestral instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass or conducting.

Summary

Unit name Orchestral Practice 4A
Unit code FCM417
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Heather Monkhouse

Teaching staff

Profile and Casual staff depending upon project, 3 Visiting Artists (eg from TSO roster, or from TSO staff, AISOI staff)

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.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Audition, acceptance into BMus(Hons) Professional Practice Major

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly: 1.5 hour repertoire workshop, 2hr-3hr ensemble rehearsal, 6 x 1 hr 1- to -1 instrumental lesson

Masterclasses scheduled during the semester

All students are required to attend the weekly Postgraduate Research Forum

Assessment

Ensemble skills (weekly, ongoing assessment by conductor): 25% 

Excerpts/Masterclass/Postgraduate Research Forum: 25% 

Professional conduct & performances: 50%

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Textbooks

Required

As determined by conductor

Recommended

Information about any textbook recommendations will be available from mid November

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