Subject to enrolment quota
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.
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||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.
2 x 90 min lecture/workshops weekly
In-class instrumentation assignments: 40%
Mid-semester test: 20%
Final orchestration project: 40%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Adler, The Study of Orchestration, 3e, New York: Norton, 2002, ISBN 0-393-97572-X
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