Courses & Units

Music Project 4 FCE303



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


This unit provides students with further practical study of higher-level skills in interpretation and the ability to demonstrate understanding of professional music performance practices. At this level the requisite skills in establishing critical internal balance is the priority learning outcome in the rehearsal process as evidenced by performances of greater nuance and flexibility


Unit name Music Project 4
Unit code FCE303
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Nick Haywood

Teaching staff

Dr Nick Haywood and other staff as advised

Level Advanced
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 Winter school On-Campus Off-Campus International International International Domestic Domestic Domestic
Hobart Full Year Period On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016
Winter school 30/5/2016 8/6/2016 20/6/2016 12/7/2016
Full Year Period 22/2/2016 10/4/2016 19/6/2016 15/10/2016

* 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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $1,564.00 2016: $4,308.00 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.



FCE302 Music Project 3, audition and balanced ensemble

Mutual Exclusions

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



Teaching Pattern

Semester 1 and 2: Weekly 2 x 3 hour rehearsals/coaching sessions (12 weeks) or
Semester 3, 4 and 5: 2 x 3-day weekends of sectionals and rehearsals totaling an average 40-60 hrs


Conductor/Tutor's assessment: 30%
On-going rehearsal effectiveness assessment (observational review): 20%
Performances: 2 public concerts of prepared repertoire: 50%

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As advised by lecturers

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