Courses & Units

Performance 2A FCM215

Hobart

Note:

Music performance requires a significant amount of time spent in regular practice in both solo and group settings. Ensemble work is an important and complementary activity to develop professional performance skill: all students in the performance major will be assigned to Conservatorium ensembles and are required to attend all rehearsals for concert performances.

Students are expected to attend masterclasses of visiting artists specific to their field of study (ie classical or contemporary).

Introduction

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the professional level. In this third unit is again on effective practice: at the second year level, the study aims to effect a concentration on consolidating technique to support the student's developing aesthetic sensibility.

Students undertake this study in the specialisation chosen in FCM102 Performance 1B; Classical Keyboard majors may choose to specialise from this unit onwards in accompaniment.

Summary

Unit name Performance 2A
Unit code FCM215
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey(classical), Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary).

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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 the previous year.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $2,154.00 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

Prerequisites

FCP101 and FCM102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Minimum of 3 hours contact weekly comprising the following activities: 1 hr Individual lesson, 1-2 x 90 minute performance classes or group tutorial, 2-3 hr ensemble/activity rehearsal.

Assessment

End of semester assessment: 60%, 20 minutes. The material presented will reflect the work undertaken in the one-to-one lesson, eg. Technical work, studies, recital repertoire, student journal et al Weekly activities: 40%, assessment of the student's weekly preparation and participation in all unit activities, classes and rehearsals eg. teacher's mark, concert/repertoire diary, ensemble activities, excerpts performance et al

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Textbooks

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