Keyboard Skills (PERF5030)


Students will learn processes for score reduction, and transposition to the keyboard (piano). Enhancement of the score learning process, broadening of repertoire and understanding of composers' orchestral styles will be attained through selection of material.

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Further unit of study information


2 hours seminar/week.


Ongoing assessment of student work (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Assumed knowledge

It is advantageous for the student to have functional keyboard skills, familiarity with transpositions and clefs along with well-developed score reading skills

Additional Information

This unit is only available for students enrolled in Masters of Music Studies (Conducting).

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.