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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 building on the skills and knowledge developed in the unit Instrumental Techniques I. The study is sequenced according to the needs and abilities of each individual, and the demands of each instrument.

Unit content

  • Technique and technical routines of an instrument: guitar, bass, drums, keyboards or in singing
  • Performance practice in contemporary styles 
  • WHS issues related to music performance
  • Evaluating and reflecting on practice strategies and performance outcomes
  • Performance preparation, stagecraft and ensemble direction

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 contemporary music performance techniques Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning
2 demonstrate the application of theory to performance and studio practice Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning
3 demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning
4 perform solo or in a small ensemble. Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning

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

  1. demonstrate contemporary music performance techniques
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. demonstrate the application of theory to performance and studio practice
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. demonstrate musicianship skills applied to contemporary music performance
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. perform solo or in a small ensemble.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

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