Provides technical instruction in introductory practical aspects of contemporary music performance on a range of instruments (guitar, bass, drumkit or keyboards) and vocals. In addition to weekly instrument specific group lessons, students will engage in a cooperative learning approach, participating in ensembles geared towards students' own creative and/or performance goals.
- Technique and technical routines of an instrument (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, or drums) or in singing
- Performance and/or composition and production practice in contemporary styles
- Ensemble skills
- OHS issues in relation to rehearsal, live performance and/or recording
- Critiquing, self reflection, evaluation, and improvement strategies
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate foundational contemporary music performance techniques on selected instrument (drums, bass, guitar or keyboards) or in singing.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate foundational artistic, technical and performance skills in an ensemble setting.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to occupational health and safety in music rehearsal, performance and/or recording||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Evaluate and reflect on self and others' skill levels, development and artistry and implement strategies to improve targeted areas in relation to both individual studio practice and in an ensemble setting.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||Demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal, creative and organisational skills in a collaborative music making context.||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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