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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Develops students' skills in contemporary music performance including instrumental or vocal technique, performance practice of contemporary music styles, and workplace health and safety in performance.

Unit content

  • OH&S issues in relation to rehearsal and live performance
  • Learning music: Career pathways, portfolio careers, self-skilling, lifelong learning
  • Learning music: Introduction to cognitive and physiological elements, deliberate practice, critiquing and effective journaling
  • Ensemble models: roles, rules, 'hard' and 'soft' skills
  • Introductory technique on an instrument or in singing in ensemble setting
  • Ensemble rehearsal and performance practices

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate foundation performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing.
2 demonstrate the application of music theory to performance and ensemble practice
3 demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to occupational health and safety in music performance
4 demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal and organisational skills necessary in an ensemble setting
5 evaluate and reflect on own musical skill levels and development and implement strategies to improve targeted areas

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate foundation performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate the application of music theory to performance and ensemble practice
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to occupational health and safety in music performance
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal and organisational skills necessary in an ensemble setting
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  5. evaluate and reflect on own musical skill levels and development and implement strategies to improve targeted areas
    • GA2:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.