SPECIAL NOTE: required unit for all BMus guitar students
Students are expected to attend masterclasses of visiting artists specific to their field of study (ie classical or contemporary).
Students must obtain a pass in the ensemble requirement to pass this unit
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).
The sixth of six graduated units of study. Through a 50 minute public recital as well as concerto performance (classical stream) or a professional quality CD of studio recordings (contemporary) the student will demonstrate comprehensive expressive, technical and musical skills to a professional level of excellence. All aspects of technique assessed in semester 1 and that have been continuously assessed throughout the degree should be at a level appropriate to entry-level professional demands. The unit provides a course of study in classical or contemporary guitar covering both technique and repertoire. A wide range of styles and idioms are included. The program of study includes technical work and selections from the repertoire of major works, recital pieces and technical compositions.
ASSESSMENT: Concerto performance (Classical)/Professional quality CD recording (Contemporary) (50%); 50 minute recital (20% of which may be of music previously assessed once) (50%)
TEACHING PATTERN: 1-2 x 90 min performance classes or group workshop; 1 x 60 min specialist lesson (either group or 1-to-1 instruction); 1 x3 hr ensemble activity/rehearsal weekly
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.