Courses & Units

Foundation Practical Study FCP110

Hobart

Note:

This unit can be taken as a Student Elective, excluding BMus students.

Introduction

Provides a course of vocal, instrumental or compositional study, covering both technique and repertoire. Composition students will be guided in the development of an individual style of composition in a variety of musical genres. A program of study will be established on an individual basis with regard to the needs and stage of development of each student, a wide range of styles and idioms being introduced. Emphasis will be placed on progressive development throughout the duration of the course.

Summary

Unit name Foundation Practical Study
Unit code FCP110
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Maria Grenfell (classical), Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary)

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Semester 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

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $1,538.00 2015: $4,204.00 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

  • PREREQ - Audition, written test and interview
  • MEXCL - FCP180

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Instrumental/vocal: 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

Composition: folio of semester work 70%, Seminar task 10%, Written assignment 10%, Performance of works 10%

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Textbooks

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