What will it mean to be a musician in the future? How might music continue to evolve and adapt to change? How will audiences of the future access their preferred genre? Who will fund music production and consumption? Will live performance survive? How have musicians of the present and past responded to radical change? What change might we envisage from the circumstances of today? These are just some of the questions you will examine in this unit through investigation, discussion, debate and experimentation. You will be asked to explore new modes of musical work, emerging from your research, enquiry and future gazing. The unit extends students' understanding of concepts, theories and practices relating to managing and executing independent and collaborative musical projects that are future focused.
|Unit name||Music and the Future|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr. Glen Hodges
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Situate your and/or others’ music practice against contemporary trends and with speculation to future directions.
- Research and communicate ideas and arguments coherently to diverse audiences.
- Explore planning, speculation and experimentation as strategies for creative research and project development.
- Reflect critically on project processes and outcomes.
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Task 1: Project planning and documentation, 1000 words (25%)
Task 2: Written research task, 1500 words (25%)
Task 3: Music and the Future project, 3000 words or equivalent (50%)
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