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Unit description

Develops intermediate-level skills and knowledge in relation to ensemble rehearsal and performance, rhythm section and vocal arranging. Students will rehearse and perform in a small ensemble and participate in practical sessions focused on arrangement techniques. In this unit students have the option of participating in a project ensemble geared towards the students’ own creative or performance goals.

Unit content

  • Intermediate level ensemble practices
     
  • Rehearsal, arrangement and performance techniques in a small ensemble setting
     
  • Rhythm section writing and arrangement techniques
     
  • Vocal writing and arrangement 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 intermediate performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
2apply intermediate-level rhythm section and vocal writing and arrangement techniques
3apply intermediate-level music theory principles to ensemble practice and performance.

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

  1. demonstrate intermediate performance techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
  2. apply intermediate-level rhythm section and vocal writing and arrangement techniques
  3. apply intermediate-level music theory principles to ensemble practice and performance.

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
Arrangement Task30%
Participation30%
Presentation 40%

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Fortnightly)
Practical 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Arrangement Task30%
Participation30%
Presentation 40%
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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