Courses & Units

Ensemble Skills 1 FCE105

Students are expected to maintain a regular schedule of rehearsals throughout the semester.


This unit introduces the skills required for ensemble performance and/or music production. In this unit students experience processes of preparation and performance and/or production through participation in one of a varied set of ensembles. Students are expected to participate in the rehearsal process, experiencing rehearsal strategies for collaborative performance/production. A focus in this unit is creating awareness of skills required to work cohesively in an ensemble.


Unit name Ensemble Skills 1
Unit code FCE105
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music
Coordinator Ms Shan Deng
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2024 22/3/2024 15/4/2024 2/6/2024

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2024 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2024 will be available from the 1st October 2023. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Through performance and rehearsal, develop ideas and skills for participation in ensemble activities.
  • Identify relevant information pertaining to repertoire, performance practice and/or production in a collaborative setting
  • Identify genre specific problems associated with ensemble work
  • Develop performance/production skills to participate in final ensemble outcome

Fee Information

The 2024 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) rates are still being finalised by the Government and we will update the domestic fee information as soon as we have more details.



Admission to 13O Bachelor of Music, A2M Associate Degree in Music or F2W Diploma of Music. Students not in these course may apply for a requisite waiver and will be required to complete an audition before enrolling.


Teaching Pattern

On Campus (Hobart) 

Workshops, Tutorials and directed rehearsals (up to 2.5 hrs weekly) 

Plus self-directed learning and rehearsal (up to 5 hrs weekly) 

AssessmentTask 1: Preparation and Planning (10%)|Task 2: Rehearsal participation (40%)|Task 3: Final performance/project outcome (50%)
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