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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Provides group instrumental or vocal tuition aiming to build on students' existing music performance skills in relation to particular instrument performance techniques; or to gain introductory instrument performance skills in a specific studio area. The study is sequenced according to the needs and abilities of each individual, and the demands of each instrument.

Unit content

  • Studio specific WHS issues related to music performance
  • Technique and technical routines application of an instrument - either guitar, bass, drums, keyboards or in singing
  • Establishing, documenting and demonstrating practice routines
  • Performance practice in popular music styles
  • Solo performance exam preparation, introductory stagecraft, stageplan responsibilities and ensemble leadership skills.

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate technical application of studio specific practice routinesIntellectual rigourCreativityLifelong learning
2demonstrate music performance techniquesIntellectual rigourCreativityLifelong learning
3demonstrate musicianship skills applied to music performanceIntellectual rigourCreativityLifelong learning
4perform solo or in a small ensemble (due, trio or quartet).Intellectual rigourCreativityLifelong learning

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

  1. demonstrate technical application of studio specific practice routines
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. demonstrate music performance techniques
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. demonstrate musicianship skills applied to music performance
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. perform solo or in a small ensemble (due, trio or quartet).
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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