Courses & Units

Performance 4A FCM415

Hobart

Note:

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 Jazz/Popular Music).

Introduction

In the Honours year, the performance major is designed to enable performers to focus study on the establishment of a core of repertoire representative of the student's musical and aesthetic abilities. In this, the first unit of the year, the repertoire for the year's study is chosen and study will be devised to enhance the performance student's mastery.

Students may undertake this study in one of the following classical or contemporary specialisations: flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, euphonium, trombone, tuba, percussion, drums, harp, piano, organ, keyboards, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, violin, viola, cello, double bass, voice; piano accompaniment (classical)

Summary

Unit name Performance 4A
Unit code FCM415
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Ms Karen Smithies

Teaching staff

Profile and Casual staff depending upon specialisation

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period 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
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $1,587.00 2017: $4,414.00 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

Prerequisites

Audition, acceptance into BMus(Hons)

Mutual Exclusions

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

FCM410 , FCM411 , FCM412 , FCM413

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Minimum of 6 hours contact weekly comprising the following activities: 11 x 1 hr Individual lesson, 1-2 x 90 minute performance classes or group tutorial, 2-3 hr ensemble activity/rehearsal

All students are required to attend the weekly Postgraduate Research Forum

Assessment

Formative, in-semester (before the end of week 8) closed-panel performance (10-15 minutes): 30%

End of semester recital (50 minutes): 60%

Participation and performance at appropriate instrumental/vocal class and weekly Postgraduate Research Forum: 10%

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Flexible Study Options

Textbooks

Required

As determined by recital choices.

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