This unit has been discontinued.
Approval from the Unit Co-ordinator is required to enrol in this unit
This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the third year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire in each unit undertaken at this level. Conservatorium students are required to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal that details the strategies chosen throughout the semester in rehearsal to improve performance. To contextualize the music being performed you will need to research the chosen repertoire and you are expected to be able to discuss and explain to your peers, each work's historical aspect and compositional intent.
|Unit name||Ensemble Skills 5|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Nick Haywood
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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1. Communicate through performance and rehearsal musical ideas to aid in development of musical cohesion within an ensemble
2. Integrate relevant information pertaining to repertoire and performance practice in a collaborative setting
3. Appropriately prepare instrumental/vocal skills to contribute in the context of ensemble performance
4. Critically analyse advanced knowledge and skills required within a group setting to define genre appropriate problems associated with ensemble music making
Weekly 2-3 hour rehearsal/class
Conductor/Tutor/Ensemble Director's assessment of weekly work (performance and engagement in class discussions): 30%
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