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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Aims to build on students' contemporary music performance skills developed in MUS10502 Music Practice II in relation to particular instrument performance techniques; or to gain basic instrument performance skills in a specific studio area.

Unit content

  • Technique and technical routines of an instrument (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums) or in singing
  • Performance practice in contemporary styles
  • Solo performance and ensemble skills
  • OH&S issues related to music performance

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 contemporary music performance techniques
2 demonstrate contemporary music performance techniques
3 demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance
4 perform solo or in an ensemble.

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

  1. demonstrate contemporary music performance techniques
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate contemporary music performance techniques
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  4. perform solo or in an ensemble.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • Igoe, T, 2005, Groove Essentials - The Play Along.
  • Pertout, A, , Sight Reading The Rhythm Book.
  • Reed, T, , Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.