Courses & Units

Music Project 1 FCE107



Conservatorium students are expected to have prepared their parts thoroughly prior to the first scheduled rehearsal. 

Enrolment in this unit is subject to approval by the Unit Coordinator

This unit is also available to students participating in the UTAS College Program, however will not contribute to TE/ATAR scores.


Designed to explore the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice, this unit encompasses the undertaking of thorough pre-rehearsal preparation as well as an intensive rehearsal process leading to (at least) two full presentations of prepared material. Students will develop skills in music collaboration, musical placement and technical and artistic skills appropriate to extended ensemble situations within a variety of contexts.


Unit name Music Project 1
Unit code FCE107
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

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

Teaching staff

Dr Nick Haywood, Mr Frank Bansel (UTAS College & Community Outreach Programs) and other staff as advised

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International International Domestic Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International International International Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $1,587.00 2017: $4,414.00 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.



 Audition, balanced ensemble

Mutual Exclusions

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

FCE141, FCE142


Teaching Pattern

Semester 1 and 2:    Weekly 2 x 3 hour rehearsals/coaching sessions (12 weeks) or as timetabled by ensemble directors.

Semester 3, 4 and 5:    2 x 3-day weekends of sectionals and rehearsals totaling an average 40-60 hrs or as timetabled by ensemble directors.


Conductor/Tutor/Directional Team assessment: 30%

On-going rehearsal effectiveness assessment (observational review): 20%

Performances: At least 2 public concerts of prepared repertoire: 50%

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