Courses & Units

Orchestral or Vocal Studies D FCA537

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


Enrolment is dependent upon the establishment of a balanced ensemble. Students are expected to have prepared their parts thoroughly prior to the first scheduled rehearsal.


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.


Unit name Orchestral or Vocal Studies D
Unit code FCA537
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Dr Heather Monkhouse

Teaching staff

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Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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FCA536  and audition


Teaching Pattern

Intensive program of rehearsals, sectionals, workshops, coaching sessions and private practice, totaling an average of 60 hours of contact.


Performance and preparation: 30%

Ensemble skills: 30%

Co-operation and professionalism: 40%

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Flexible Study Options




As determined by conductor.


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