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).
The performance major is devoted to assist the student in developing the physical skill and mental acuity necessary for success as a professional musician. In this fifth unit the primary focus is on the preparation and presentation of the repertoire required as part of the professional audition process.
Students undertake this study in the specialisation chosen in FCM216 Performance 2B.
|Unit name||Performance 3A|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell (classical), Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary).
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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.
|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.
FCM216 AND either FCP201 or FCP203
Minimum of 6 hours contact weekly comprising the following activities: 1 hr Individual lesson, 1-2 x90 minute performance classes or group tutorial, 2-3 hr ensemble activity/rehearsal.
End of semester performance exam, evaluation of work undertaken through the semester: 60%, 20-30 minutes of music 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
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|