Performance for Composers: Percussion 2 (CMPN2001)


This unit of study enables composers to develop an understanding of percussion composition through the development of basic percussion performance techniques, the creation of percussion ensemble compositions, performing complex rhythms and the experience of ensemble performance.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1hr workshop/wk


Weekly assignments/classroom participation (40%), Aural division etude (20%), composition and performance of a piece for percussion ensemble (40%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.