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Lismore Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

The aim of this unit is to provide rudimentary technical instruction in aspects of various contemporary music performance styles including electronica, pop, country, reggae, funk and hip hop, music theatre, in relation to specific instrumental and vocal performance studies. This unit builds upon knowledge gained in the pre requisite unit MUS10503.

Unit content

  • Technique and technical routines of an instrument (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums) or in singing
  • Performance practice in contemporary styles 
  • Ensemble skills
  • OHS 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 the application of theory to performance and studio practice
3 demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance
4 perform in an ensemble.

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

  1. demonstrate contemporary music performance techniques
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate the application of theory to performance and studio practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. perform in an ensemble.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

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