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Unit description

Builds on the foundational level ensemble skills established in Creative Music Practice I, with a focus on collaborative music-making practices, arrangement, music performance and presentation. Students will create, rehearse and perform in small ensembles and participate in practical sessions covering basic arrangement skills and collaborative creative practices.

Unit content

  • Ensemble rehearsal and performance in a small ensemble context
     
  • Introduction to collaborative music-making processes
     
  • Introductory technique on an instrument or in singing in an ensemble setting
     
  • Foundational arrangement techniques
     
  • Critiquing, self-reflection, evaluation and improvement strategies

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 foundational performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
2evaluate 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
3demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal, creative and organisational skills in a collaborative music-making context
4apply introductory level arrangement techniques within set parameters.

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

  1. demonstrate foundational performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
  2. 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
  3. demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal, creative and organisational skills in a collaborative music-making context
  4. apply introductory level arrangement techniques within set parameters.

Prescribed texts

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

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Practical 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Reflective writing30%
Arrangement Task30%
Performance/Participation40%

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Practical 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Reflective writing30%
Arrangement Task30%
Performance/Participation40%
Notice

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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