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 8|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Nick Haywood
|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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1. Communicate through performance complex musical ideas to create cohesion in an ensemble
2. Synthesise relevant information pertaining to repertoire and performance practice both autonomously and collaboratively across a range of relevant genres
3. Adapt instrumental/vocal skills to display musical leadership in the context of ensemble performance
4. Demonstrate intellectual leadership by critically analysing, synthesising and adapting knowledge and skills to define and resolve complex problems associated with ensemble music making
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||100101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Audition, balanced ensemble
Weekly 2-3 hour rehearsal/class
Conductor/Tutor/Ensemble Director's assessment of weekly work (performance and engagement in class discussions): 30%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
As advised by lecturers
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