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Unit description

Builds on the foundational level skills and knowledge established in Creative Music Practice I in relation to collaborative music-making practices, songwriting, composition, arrangement and music performance and presentation. Students will rehearse and perform with small and large ensembles and participate in workshops and lectures. Students will participate in a project ensemble geared towards their own creative and/or performance goals.

Unit content

  • Ensemble rehearsals and performance practice in two ensembles; one repertoire focused and the other a collaborative creative project.
  • Introduction to collaborative music-making processes
  • Foundational songwriting/composition and arrangement techniques
  • Introduction to lyric writing
  • WHS issues in relation to rehearsal, live performance and/or recording
  • 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 artistic, technical and performance skills in an ensemble setting.
2Demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to workplace health and safety in music rehearsal, performance and/or recording
3Evaluate 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.
4Demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal, creative and organisational skills in a collaborative music-making context.
5Apply introductory level songwriting/composition and arrangement techniques within a small ensemble context

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

  1. Demonstrate foundational artistic, technical and performance skills in an ensemble setting.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to workplace health and safety in music rehearsal, performance and/or recording
  3. 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.
  4. Demonstrate a range of personal, interpersonal, creative and organisational skills in a collaborative music-making context.
  5. Apply introductory level songwriting/composition and arrangement techniques within a small ensemble context

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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