Courses & Units

Orchestral or Vocal Studies A FCA307


Enrolment is dependent upon the establishment of a balanced ensemble.

Students are expected to have prepared their parts thoroughly prior to the first scheduled rehearsal.


Students enrolling in this unit will attend an intensive practical performance program and participate in a variety of activities designed to provide intensive pre-professional training in ensemble practices. During the rehearsal period students will be expected to adapt to the demands of new ensemble situations, personnel and new music.


Unit name Orchestral or Vocal Studies A
Unit code FCA307
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

 Dr Heather Monkhouse

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Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

Semester 1 and 2: Weekly 2 x 3 hour rehearsals/coaching sessions (12 weeks) or

Semester 3, 4, and 5: 2 x 3-day weekends of sectionals and rehearsals totaling an average 40-60 hrs


Performance and preparation: 30%

Ensemble skills: 30%

Co-operation and professionalism: 40%

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