Note: Available to BMA students by audition/ interview
Composition 1A introduces students to study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the handling of instrumentation, pitch, rhythm, harmonic language and formal concepts.
|Unit name||Composition 1A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell
Profile and Casual Staff
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||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.
Delivery may include, as appropriate, one or a combination of the following teaching modes: tutorial, master class, lecture, small class, rehearsal and online instruction. Standard contact hours will range from 1 - 2 hours per week depending on the mix of delivery modes.
1) Assessment of the student's weekly preparation and participation in all unit activities, classes and rehearsals (40%).
2) An end of semester folio submission. The material presented will reflect the work undertaken in the classes (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Adler, The Study of Orchestration, 3e, New York: Norton, 2002, ISBN 0-393-97572-X
Text book recommended (not required)
Co-op Bookshop links
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