Provides the opportunity for students to achieve vocational-level skills and technical proficiency in ensemble direction, through ensemble conducting, performance and arranging in a variety of Western art music and contemporary music genres, appropriate to secondary school music curriculum studies.
- Musical direction of large and small instrumental ensembles
- Musical direction of large and small choral ensembles
- Classical and contemporary instrumental and choral repertoire studies
- Ensemble performance practices and rehearsal techniques
- Theory and theory applications
- Musicianship and transcription skills
- Improvisation and soloing
- Accompanying techniques
- Advanced jazz harmony
- Scale harmony application
- Conducting techniques
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 vocational-level instrumental or vocal techniques appropriate to selected genres and repertoire||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|2||demonstrate the application of vocational-level instrumental or vocal techniques to the musical direction and performance of selected genre-based repertoire||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of vocational-level theory appropriate to secondary school music syllabus||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|4||demonstrate the application of theory to ensemble direction, performance and arranging of repertoire||Creativity|
|5||demonstrate vocational-level musicianship skills||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|6||direct and perform in instrumental and vocal ensembles representative of Western art and contemporary music repertoire appropriate to secondary school music syllabus.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)|
|Ensemble direction and performance||30%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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