SPECIAL NOTE: Enrolment is dependent upon the establishment of a balanced threshold cohort of no less than 35 players
Students are expected to have prepared their parts thoroughly prior to the first scheduled rehearsal.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW 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).
Students enrolling in this unit 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/performance period students are expected to be able to respond quickly and effectively to the demands of the specific ensemble situation, personnel and music.
ASSESSMENT: Conductor/Tutor's assessment: 30%
On-going rehearsal effectiveness assessment (observational review): 20%
Performances: 2 public concerts of prepared repertoire: 50%
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
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
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.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.