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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Provides group instrumental or vocal tuition aiming to build on students' existing music performance skills in relation to particular instrument performance techniques; or to gain introductory instrument performance skills in a specific studio area. The study is sequenced according to the needs and abilities of each individual, and the demands of each instrument.

Unit content

  • Studio specific WHS issues related to music performance
  • Technique and technical routines application of an instrument - either guitar, bass, drums, keyboards or in singing
  • Establishing, documenting and demonstrating practice routines
  • Performance practice in popular music styles
  • Solo performance exam preparation, introductory stagecraft, stageplan responsibilities and ensemble leadership skills.

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate technical application of studio specific practice routines Intellectual rigour Creativity Lifelong learning
2 demonstrate music performance techniques Intellectual rigour Creativity Lifelong learning
3 demonstrate musicianship skills applied to music performance Intellectual rigour Creativity Lifelong learning
4 perform solo or in a small ensemble (due, trio or quartet). Intellectual rigour Creativity Lifelong learning

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

  1. demonstrate technical application of studio specific practice routines
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. demonstrate music performance techniques
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. demonstrate musicianship skills applied to music performance
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. perform solo or in a small ensemble (due, trio or quartet).
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

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