Courses & Units

Keyboard 3A FCM311


required unit for all BMus keyboard studentsStudents are expected to attend masterclasses of visiting artists specific to their field of study (ie classical or contemporary).


The fifth of six graduated units of study. Through a public recital of 60 minutes the student will demonstrate a mastery of advanced technical and stylistic aspects of music drawn from a wide spectrum of styles (contemporary) or from music of the 17th through the 20th centuries (classical). Additionally a relaxed, confident and commanding performance demeanour is expected. By this stage technical issues of rhythm, tuning, ensemble and tone production should be approaching professional levels.


Unit name Keyboard 3A
Unit code FCM311
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell (Classical), Dr Nick Haywood (Contemporary)

Teaching staff

Ms S Deng,  Dr A Legg, Dr A Tenniswood-Harvey

Level Advanced
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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FCM221  Keyboard 2B   OR      FCM216 Performance 2B

Mutual Exclusions

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



Teaching Pattern

1-2 x 90 min performance classes or group workshop,; 1 x 60 min specialist lesson (either group or 1-to-1 instruction); 1 x3 hr ensemble activity/rehearsal weekly


End of semester performance exam, evaluation of work undertaken through the semester: 60%, 20-30 minutes of musicWeekly 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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