Resource Class - Percussion (PRCN2006)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides students with an introduction to and performance experience on a wide range of percussion instruments. The aim of this unit is to: introduce students to performance techniques on orchestral, latin, ethnic and commercial percussion instruments; provide students with historical information about instruments in the percussion family; and enable students to assemble and perform basic maintenance on school percussion instruments.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1.5hr lec/wk

Assessment

Weekly assignments and class participation (50%), viva voce exam (20%), practical assignment (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

PRCN3000, PRCN2000, PRCN4001, PRCN1000, PRCN1001, PRCN2001, PRCN3001, PRCN4000

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.