6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2019
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Music performance specialisation.
- The unit has a domestic field tripdomestic field trip (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/currentstudents/field-trips/) component and may incur an additional cost.
- The unit has a compulsory ensemble componentensemble component (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/category/performance-studies/student-ensembles/). Some ensembles are subject to audition. Normally, auditions take place in Week 1 of the semester. Please see the unit guide for further information.
- Students who fail this unit will need permission from the unit coordinator in order to repeat the unit.
This unit develops advanced music technical skills by studying technically-focused repertoire drawn from the literature of the student's principal instrument or voice. The choice of repertoire presented should be of greater complexity and difficulty than that studied inPerformance 3 and Performance 4.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Utilise advanced instrumental/vocal technique.
- Perform technical work and repertoire with extended control of rhythm, accuracy, articulation, tone quality and intonation (if applicable).
- Prepare complex technical work, etudes and vocal/instrumental literature demonstrating knowledge of an extended relevant repertoire, especially that which is technical in emphasis.
- Demonstrate musicianship with sophistication of phrasing, dynamic control and general expression.
- Perform effectively in a chosen/approved ensemble and show performance practice awareness.
- Demonstrate perceptive music listening skills and informed peer reviewing skills through verbal critiques.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Exam: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
See also Unit timetable information