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Unit description

Introduces students to foundational level skills and knowledge in relation to songwriting, ensemble rehearsal and music performance. Students will rehearse and perform in small ensembles and participate in songwriting practical sessions.

Unit content

  • WHS issues in relation to music rehearsal and live performance
     
  • Ensemble rehearsal and performance in small ensemble context
     
  • Introductory technique on an instrument or in singing in an ensemble setting
     
  • Foundational songwriting (lyric and melody) techniques

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate foundation performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
2apply introductory level songwriting techniques within set parameters
3demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to workplace health and safety in music performance.

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

  1. demonstrate foundation performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
  2. apply introductory level songwriting techniques within set parameters
  3. demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to workplace health and safety in music performance.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Prescribed resources/equipment information is not currently available.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Practical 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Songwriting Task30%
Participation30%
Performance40%

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Practical 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Songwriting Task30%
Participation30%
Performance40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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International

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