Courses & Units

Ensemble Skills 2 FCE106

Hobart

Note:

Students are expected to maintain a regular schedule of rehearsals throughout the semester.

Introduction

This unit continues the work of Ensemble Skills 1. In the second semester students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal that details the repertoire and strategies chosen throughout the semester in rehearsal to improve performance.

Summary

Unit name Ensemble Skills 2
Unit code FCE106
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Nick Haywood

Teaching staff

Dr Nick Haywood,  Mr Frank Bansel (Community Outreach Programs)

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Summer school (late) On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Winter school On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school (late) 1/1/2015 12/1/2015 28/1/2015 25/2/2015
Winter school 30/5/2015 8/6/2015 20/6/2015 12/7/2015
Spring school 17/10/2015 1/11/2015 23/11/2015 30/12/2015

* 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: FCE105 Ensemble Skills 1, balanced ensemble.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Semester 1 and 2: Large, and/or conducted ensembles: Weekly 3 hour rehearsals/coaching sessions (12 weeks) or Small ensembles: Weekly 2 hour ensemble performance class/scheduled rehearsals, minimum 6 x 1hr coaching sessions or as timetabled by ensemble directors.
Semester 3, 4, and 5: 3-day weekends of sectionals and rehearsals totaling on average 20-30 hrs or as timetabled by ensemble directors.

Assessment

Conductor/Tutor's assessment of weekly work: 30%On-going rehearsal effectiveness assessment (e.g. individual vivas, peer review, observational review): 20%


Semester performances of prepared repertoire: 50%

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Textbooks

Required

As advised by lecturers

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