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2013 FCB140 Choral Experience

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: subject to enrolment quota
Required unit for BMus-BTeach students

Not Offered


This unit aims to develop an understanding of the requirements of children's and community choirs, in terms of both vocal development and supportive rehearsal techniques. Particular emphasis will be given to the safe development of children's singing voices. A variety of teaching strategies will be presented and explored through the use of a wide range of appropriate repertoire, both a cappella and accompanied. Conducting, programming and other aspects of performances will be an important part of the course.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Assignment - 2,500 wds (due week 3) - 25%, Demonstration (wk 8) - 25%, Presentation (wk 13) - 25%, Portfolio (start of exam session) - 25%.

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 90 minute lecture/workshop weekly (13 weeks)

Note: Class attendance may still be required

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