NOTE: This unit is subject to a quota and enrolment is only permitted on approval from the school
Regular auditions will occur for orchestra/section placement, students are expected to attend all visiting artist masterclasses
The first of two units, Orchestral Practice 4A enables orchestral instrumentalists and conductors to participate in a variety of activities designed to provide intensive pre-professional training in orchestral practice. The unit consists of orchestral/sectional rehearsals, repertoire and excerpts classes, masterclasses, audition and concert performance opportunities. Students may undertake this study in one of the following orchestral instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass or conducting.
|Unit name||Orchestral Practice 4A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Ms Karen Smithies
|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||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.
Audition, acceptance into BMus(Hons) Professional Practice Major
Weekly: 1.5 hour repertoire workshop, 2hr-3hr ensemble rehearsal, 6 x 1 hr 1- to -1 instrumental lesson
Masterclasses scheduled during the semester
All students are required to attend the weekly Postgraduate Research Forum
Ensemble skills (weekly, ongoing assessment by conductor): 25%
Excerpts/Masterclass/Postgraduate Research Forum: 25%
Professional conduct & performances: 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
As determined by conductor
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