Courses & Units

Orchestration FCB311

Hobart

Note:

subject to enrolment quota

available as an elective

Introduction

Orchestration introduces the study of instruments of the standard symphony orchestra. The unit will develop competence at writing for instrumental combinations, develop effective and creative strategies to support the musical goals of specific orchestration and/or arranging projects, and refine instrumentation techniques for use in original compositions.

Summary

Unit name Orchestration
Unit code FCB311
Credit Points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Maria Grenfell

Teaching Staff

Dr Maria Grenfell

Level Advanced
Available as Elective? Yes

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,102.00 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

  • PREREQ: Approval by Coordinator

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

  •  FCB160

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 min lecture/workshops weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

In-class instrumentation assignments: 40% 

Mid-semester test: 20% 

Final orchestration project: 40%

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
Recommended

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

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