Courses & Units

Foundation Musicianship FCG110


This unit is designed to develop musicianship skills for tertiary music students. The unit introduces foundational level musicianship skills: sight-singing/reading in treble and bass clefs, melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictations, error detection and rhythmic sight-reading


Unit name Foundation Musicianship
Unit code FCG110
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell

Teaching staff

Profile and Casual Staff

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


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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,102.00 100101

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Teaching Pattern

3 x 1 hr aural classes


Written tests: 50%, weekly assessment: 30%, small group work: 20%

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Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice, vol. 1. McGraw Hill

Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training. Hal Leonard