Performance Electives

Subject tables

Other units of study listed in the Core section can also be taken as electives. Elective units require a minimum enrolment number to run.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Performance including Chamber Music and Ensembles

CMPN1010
Creative Vocal Ensemble
3    A Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software.
Semester 2
EMUS1670
Pre-Baroque Practice
6      Semester 2
ENSE2300
Gamelan 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ENSE2301
Gamelan 2
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
JAZZ3301
Rhythm Awareness/Analysis
3    P JAZZ2604


Non-Jazz Students may take this unit after completion of their Principal Study 4 with the approval of the Chair of Jazz or Unit Co-Ordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC2300
Repertoire Orchestra 1
3    A Students enrolling in this Unit of Study are expected to read and understand advanced music notation and should have previous experience playing in orchestral style ensembles.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Students enrolling in this unit are expected to read and understand advanced music notation and should have previous experience playing in orchestral style ensembles.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC2301
Repertoire Orchestra 2
3    A Students enrolling in this Unit of Study are expected to read and understand advanced music notation and should have previous experience playing in orchestral style ensembles.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Students enrolling in this unit are expected to read and understand advanced music notation and should have previous experience playing in orchestral style ensembles.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC3601
Contemporary Music Making 1
6    P MUSC1503 or MUSC1504 or MUSC2653
N MUSC1401 or MUSC1402 or MUSC2403 or MUSC2404 or MUSC3405 or MUSC3406


Students who do not meet the pre-requisite may seek special permission from the subject co-ordinator
Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF2604
Chinese Music Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF2605
Chinese Music Ensemble 2
6    P PERF2604

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
Semester 2
PERF3606
Chinese Music Ensemble 3
6    P PERF2604 or PERF2605

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF3607
Chinese Music Ensemble 4
6    P PERF3606 or (PERF2604 and PERF2605)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
VSAO3601
Stage Fundamentals For Singers
6    P 48cps of Units

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Arts Music Concert Performance

MUSC2612
Music Performance
6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2012


Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 6 minutes and a brief interview.
Semester 1
MUSC2613
Music Ensembles Performance
6    P Music Performance MUSC2612, or written permission by the Arts Music Unit
N MUSC2013
Semester 2

Brass Ensemble

BRSS1000
Brass Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS1001
Brass Ensemble 2
3    P BRSS1000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS2000
Brass Ensemble 3
3    P BRSS1001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS2001
Brass Ensemble 4
3    P BRSS2000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS3000
Brass Ensemble 5
3    P BRSS2001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS3001
Brass Ensemble 6
3    P BRSS3000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS4000
Brass Ensemble 7
3    P BRSS3001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS4001
Brass Ensemble 8
3    P BRSS4000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Chamber Music

Students cannot enrol into Chamber Music 5 - 8 until Chamber Music 1 - 4 are completed.
CHMB3305
Chamber Music 5
3    P CHMB2304 or CHMB2303
N ENSE3004
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB3306
Chamber Music 6
3    P ENSE3004 or CHMB3305
N ENSE3005
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB4307
Chamber Music 7
3    P ENSE3005 or CHMB3306
N ENSE4006
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB4308
Chamber Music 8
3    P ENSE4006 or CHMB4307
N ENSE4007
Semester 1
Semester 2

Choir and Chamber Choir

ENSE1015
Choir 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1002
Choir 2
3    P ENSE1015
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1019
Choir 3
3    P ENSE1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2003
Choir 4
3    P ENSE1019
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2008
Choir 5
3    P ENSE2003
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3016
Choir 6
3    P ENSE2008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2012
Choir 7
3    P ENSE3016
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4020
Choir 8
3    P ENSE2012
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1601
Chamber Choir 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1602
Chamber Choir 2
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2603
Chamber Choir 3
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2604
Chamber Choir 4
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3605
Chamber Choir 5
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3606
Chamber Choir 6
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4607
Chamber Choir 7
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4608
Chamber Choir 8
6   

Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Composition

CMPN1010
Creative Vocal Ensemble
3    A Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software.
Semester 2
CMPN1000
Composition Through Improvisation 1
3      Semester 1
CMPN1003
Composition Through Improvisation 2
3    P CMPN1000
Semester 2

Conducting

PERF3000
Conducting 1
3   

To remain in the unit, students must pass an audition in the first week of class. Audition requirements: To demonstrate the beat patterns for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and prepare Divertimento in D; Movement 1 K.136 (Mozart) demonstrating basic cues and dynamics.
Semester 1
PERF3001
Conducting 2
3    P PERF3000


Note: Students must obtain the level of a credit or higher in Conducting 1 to gain admission and prepare the Haydn Variations (Brahms): theme, var.1 and var.3 for audition. Students with conducting experience, who have not taken Conducting 1, can audition for entry.
Semester 2

Early Keyboard Class

EMUS1661
Early Keyboard Class 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS1662
Early Keyboard Class 2
3    P EMUS1661
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2663
Early Keyboard Class 3
3    P EMUS1662
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2664
Early Keyboard Class 4
3    P EMUS2663
Semester 1
Semester 2

Guitar Ensemble

STRG1039
Guitar Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG1040
Guitar Ensemble 2
3    P STRG1039
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2035
Guitar Ensemble 3
3    P STRG1040
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2036
Guitar Ensemble 4
3    P STRG2035
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3037
Guitar Ensemble 5
3    P STRG2036
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3038
Guitar Ensemble 6
3    P STRG3037
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4041
Guitar Ensemble 7
3    P STRG3038
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4042
Guitar Ensemble 8
3    P STRG4041
Semester 1
Semester 2

Jazz Ensembles

JAZZ1000
Jazz Large Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1001
Jazz Large Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2002
Jazz Large Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2003
Jazz Large Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3002
Jazz Large Ensemble 5
3    P JAZZ2003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3003
Jazz Large Ensemble 6
3    P JAZZ3002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4002
Jazz Large Ensemble 7
3    P JAZZ3003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4003
Jazz Large Ensemble 8
3    P JAZZ4002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Chair of Unit for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1029
Jazz Small Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1030
Jazz Small Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1029

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2026
Jazz Small Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1030

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2027
Jazz Small Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2026

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3012
Jazz Small Ensemble 5
3    P JAZZ2027

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3013
Jazz Small Ensemble 6
3    P JAZZ3012

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4014
Jazz Small Ensemble 7
3    P JAZZ3013

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
JAZZ4015
Jazz Small Ensemble 8
3    P JAZZ4014

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1

Jazz Piano

JAZZ1025
Jazz Piano 1
3   

This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz majors.
Semester 1
JAZZ1026
Jazz Piano 2
3    P JAZZ1025


This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz majors.
Semester 2
JAZZ2022
Jazz Piano 3
3    P JAZZ1026


This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz majors.
Semester 1
JAZZ2023
Jazz Piano 4
3    P JAZZ2022


This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz majors.
Semester 2

Jazz Vocal Workshop

JAZZ2030
Jazz Vocal Workshop 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
JAZZ2031
Jazz Vocal Workshop 2
3    P JAZZ2030
Semester 2

Orchestral Studies for Specialised Instruments

ENSE1018
Orchestral Experience 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only open for pianists and other specialised instruments assisting with/performing in limited orchestral repertoire. Please see your Chair of Unit if you wish to enrol in this unit. Concurrent enrolment in a non-orchestral instrument.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1022
Orchestral Experience 2
3    P ENSE1018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is only open for pianists and other specialised instruments assisting with/performing in limited orchestral repertoire. Please see your Chair of Unit if you wish to enrol in this unit. Concurrent enrolment in a non-orchestral instrument.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Recital Preparation

ACCP3611
Recital Preparation 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This subject is only available to students enrolled in PS 6 or 8 Ext
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCP3612
Recital Preparation 2
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This subject is only available to students enrolled in PS 6 or 8 Ext.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCP3613
Recital Preparation 3
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This subject is only available to students enrolled in PS 6 or 8 Ext or Perf Honours.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Saxophone Orchestra

WIND1016
Saxophone Orchestra 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND1017
Saxophone Orchestra 2
3    P WIND1016
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2016
Saxophone Orchestra 3
3    P WIND1017
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2017
Saxophone Orchestra 4
3    P WIND2016
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3018
Saxophone Orchestra 5
3    P WIND2017
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3019
Saxophone Orchestra 6
3    P WIND3018
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND4030
Saxophone Orchestra 7
3    P WIND3019
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND4031
Saxophone Orchestra 8
3    P WIND4030
Semester 1
Semester 2

Wind Orchestra 1

ENSE1017
Wind Orchestra 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1021
Wind Orchestra 2
3    P ENSE1017
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2010
Wind Orchestra 3
3    P ENSE1021
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2014
Wind Orchestra 4
3    P ENSE2010
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3009
Wind Orchestra 5
3    P ENSE2014
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3013
Wind Orchestra 6
3    P ENSE3009
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4010
Wind Orchestra 7
3    P ENSE3013
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4014
Wind Orchestra 8
3    P ENSE4010
Semester 1
Semester 2

Strings Performance Class

STRG1015
Strings Performance Class 1
3   

Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG1016
Strings Performance Class 2
3    P STRG1015


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2014
Strings Performance Class 3
3    P STRG1016


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2015
Strings Performance Class 4
3    P STRG2014


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3018
Strings Performance Class 5
3    P STRG2015


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3019
Strings Performance Class 6
3    P STRG3018


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4016
Strings Performance Class 7
3    P STRG3019


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4017
Strings Performance Class 8
3    P STRG4016


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Vocal Performance Class

VSAO2037
Vocal Performance Class 3
3    P VSAO1018


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO2038
Vocal Performance Class 4
3    P VSAO2037


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO3037
Vocal Performance Class 5
3    P VSAO2038


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO3038
Vocal Performance Class 6
3    P VSAO3037


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO4037
Vocal Performance Class 7
3    P VSAO3038


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO4038
Vocal Performance Class 8
3    P VSAO4037


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Woodwind Class

WIND2018
Woodwind Class 1
3   

Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2019
Woodwind Class 2
3    P WIND2018


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3020
Woodwind Class 3
3    P WIND2019


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3021
Woodwind Class 4
3    P WIND3020


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3036
Woodwind Class 5
3    P WIND3021


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3037
Woodwind Class 6
3    P WIND3036


Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Semester 1
Semester 2