Performance and Ensembles

Errata
Item Errata Date
1. Audition requirements have changed for the following unit. They now read:
PERF3000 Conducting 1
Please see Canvas for up to date audition schedule. Please prepare a) Beethoven Symphony no.1 – 1st movement and opening of 4th movement, b) Percy Grainger – Irish Tune From County Derry repertoire.
7/3/2019

Performance and Ensembles

Chamber Music

CHMB1301 Chamber Music 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 2hr workshops, 1 x chamber performance workshop as listed in the unit of study outline. Assessment: Short written assignment (30%), Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (30%), 1 x performance exam (30%) Practical field work: Rehearsals, and Four 1 hr tutorials with Principal Tutor Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In the early part of semester students attend lectures on the history of chamber music and develop their skills in listening, rehearsing and musical presentation. Later in the semester students engage in chamber music rehearsals and work towards a short live performance, learning from their peers as well as expert practitioners. Students are assigned a Principal Tutor who will recommend appropriate works and coach the ensemble. Both pre-formed groups and individuals may sign up.
CHMB1302 Chamber Music 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1hr tutorials and a minimum of one chamber workshop as listed in unit of study outline. Prerequisites: CHMB1301 Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students engage in intensive chamber music rehearsals and work towards live performances of the highest standard, learning from their peers as well as expert practitioners. Chamber music repertoire is studied with either with a new ensemble or a continuing ensemble. Musical, technical and communication skills are developed further.
CHMB2303 Chamber Music 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1hr tutorials and unit specific seminars as outlined in course handout. Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Chamber music 3 involves the ongoing development of key musical and ensemble skills. The essential entrepreneurial ability to produce and promote concerts is encouraged as a natural extension of working in a chamber music group and creating a niche in the marketplace. Concert and tour opportunities may be offered to assist in this process.
CHMB2304 Chamber Music 4 (CPW)

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Michael Smetanin Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hour workshop/week Assessment: Professional approach in workshops (50%), Performance at the CPW concerts (30%), Classroom presentation of instrumental techniques (20%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This semester will mark the end of chamber music studies for some students and is compulsory. The achievement of a high standard of professional preparation, rehearsal and performance will be expected and progress will be evaluated. Students will participate in Composer Performer Workshop either as an individual or as a group. The Composer Performer Workshop provides both composers and performers with the opportunity to work together in the performance of new and experimental works.
CHMB3305 Chamber Music 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1hr tutorials and unit specific seminars as outlined in course handout. Prerequisites: CHMB2304 or CHMB2303 Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students are expected to have reached more advanced levels of preparation, rehearsal and performance skills. Major repertoire should be studied, including contemporary and Australian chamber works. Students are required to sign up with an established group or present a satisfactory group for approval.
CHMB3306 Chamber Music 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1 hr tutorials and unit specific seminars as outlined in the unit of study outline Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Groups are expected to show some initiative in liaising with the musical community outside the Conservatorium. Emphasis is placed on thoughtful programming, effective audience communication and convincing performance techniques. Students will be encouraged to investigate new repertoire, commission new works, promote themselves and seek out performance opportunities.
CHMB4307 Chamber Music 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1 hr tutorials and unit specific seminars as outlined in the unit of study outline Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The essential techniques of chamber music performance are re-evaluated in the light of an extended period of study in the previous three years. Groups should seek out opportunities for residencies, festivals, recordings, master classes and other intensive programs. By now many students are performing with well-established combinations of players and building a professional profile.
CHMB4308 Chamber Music 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 x 1 hr tutorials and unit specific seminars as outlined in the unit of study outline. Assessment: Chamber performance workshop (10%), tutorials (40%) and one performance exam as scheduled by division coordinator (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
A final semester of intensive chamber music study before entering the profession or undertaking periods of postgraduate study. Repertoire is extended further; works studied earlier may be revisited in the light of more greater experience and maturity. Established groups are encouraged to make their final performance a major public event, providing a launch into the profession. Assistance may be given to achieve this.
EMUS1671 Continuo 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr class/week Assessment: 1 class presentation or performance and 1 written assignment 2000 words (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this Unit of Study students will acquire essential foundations for successful and artistic basso continuo realisation. The Unit is aimed at harpsichordists, lutenists, baroque cellists, viola da gambists and harpists, but will also be of great benefit to melody-line instrumentalists and singers. The Unit will include intensive study and application of figured bass principles, improvisation, ornamentation, score reading, harmonic hierarchy and its implications, and general principles of bass-line playing in relevant chamber and orchestral repertoire. Historical and stylistic awareness through research of relevant pedagogical texts, discussion and application will be a strong and on-going focus.
EMUS1672 Continuo 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr class/week Prerequisites: EMUS1671 Assessment: 1 class presentation or performance and 1 written assignment 2000 words (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: It is strongly advised that all bass continuo instrumentalists (harpsichordists, organists, fortepianists, lutenists, harpists and so on) take this Unit of Study with Principal Study 2.
In this Unit of Study students will further develop skills for successful and artistic basso continuo realisation, through application of figured bass principles, improvisation, ornamentation, score reading, harmonic hierarchy and its implications, and general principles of bass-line playing in relevant chamber and orchestral repertoire. Historical and stylistic awareness through research of relevant pedagogical texts, discussion and application will be a strong and on-going focus.
EMUS2673 Continuo 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr class/week Prerequisites: EMUS1672 Assessment: 1 class presentation or performance and 1 written assignment 2000 words (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: It is strongly advised that all bass continuo instrumentalists (harpsichordists, organists, fortepianists, lutenists, harpists and so on) take this Unit of Study with Principal Study 5.
In this Unit of Study students will become musically and technically proficient in basso continuo realisation through intensive study and application of figured bass principles, improvisation, ornamentation, score reading, harmonic hierarchy and its implications, and general principles of bass-line playing in relevant chamber and orchestral repertoire. Historical and stylistic awareness through research of relevant pedagogical texts, discussion and application will be a strong and on-going focus.
EMUS2674 Continuo 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr class/week Prerequisites: EMUS2673 Assessment: 1 class presentation or performance and 1 written assignment 2000 words (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: It is strongly advised that all bass continuo instrumentalists (harpsichordists, organists, fortepianists, lutenists, harpists and so on) take this Unit of Study with Principal Study 6.
In this Unit of Study students will gain mastery of basso continuo realisation through intensive study and application of figured bass principles, improvisation, ornamentation, score reading, harmonic hierarchy and its implications, and general principles of bass-line playing in relevant chamber and orchestral repertoire. Historical and stylistic awareness through research of relevant pedagogical texts, discussion and application will be a strong and on-going focus.

Conducting

PERF3000 Conducting 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: George Ellis Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1.5 hr lecture/prac workshop/wk Assessment: Preparation/participation (25%), Continual progress (50%), Written assessment (25%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: 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.
Consolidation of stick and rehearsal techniques with emphasis on gesture and its expression in accordance with the score. Study of styles and interpretation of classical and romantic composers based on scores, recordings and the performance of works in class.
PERF3001 Conducting 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: George Ellis Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1.5 hr lecture/ prac workshop/wk Prerequisites: PERF3000 Assessment: Preparation/participation (25%), Continual progress (50%), Written assessment (25%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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.
Further development of conducting techniques with emphasis on communication of ideas and expressions through gesture. Score preparation. Discussion of rehearsal techniques and practical exercises with available ensembles.

Contemporary Music Practice

MUSC1401 Contemporary Music Practice 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1hr lecture; 2hrs tut/wk Assessment: Participation and preparation 20%; Essay 20%; Chart and presentation 20%; Demo 40%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In this unit of study, students will acquire research-based performance, songwriting and recording skills based around a combination of repertoire areas relating to diverse genres of contemporary music. Students will work collaboratively in order to gain a greater level of understanding of performance and songwriting skills relating to diverse content areas, and will commence exploration of creative and technical facilities
Textbooks
Byrne, David. How Music Works. Edinburgh: Cannongate Books, 2012.
MUSC1402 Contemporary Music Practice 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1hr lecture; 2hrs tut/wk Prerequisites: MUSC1401 Assessment: Session performance 20%; Podcast essay 20%; Live session 40%; Collaborative performance 20%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit of study, students will continue exploration of diverse repertoire areas as commenced in Semester 1, with a specific focus on the communication of musical ideas and collaboration in rehearsal and studio settings. Instruction on techniques for writing and performing music on particular instruments will support students in developing and arranging original music, directing its performance and recording the result. Students will perform and reflect on their own music and the music of others. This unit will culminate in a live performance showcasing repertoire developed over the course of the semester
Textbooks
Everett, Walter. The Foundations of Rock. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
MUSC2403 Contemporary Music Practice 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 1hr Lectures; 2 x 1hr Tutorials Prerequisites: MUSC1402 Assessment: Collaborative songwriting folio 40%; Essay 20%; Two developed tracks 40%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students will bring their composition, performance and music technology skills together to complete a variety of collaborative projects during the course of the semester. They will write and record their music, exploring contemporary industry methods of face-to-face collaborative music production and a wide range of music genre conventions. They will produce a high-quality demo recordings in a studio environment. Throughout the semester, students will engage in analysis and assessment of their own work and the work of others.
Textbooks
Appen, R. V., A. Doehring, D. Helms and A. F. Moore. Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music. Surrey: Ashgate, 2015.
MUSC2404 Contemporary Music Practice 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr Lectures; 2 x 1hr Tutorials Prerequisites: MUSC2403 Assessment: Backing track 20%; Toplined track 20%; Essay 20%; Music video 50%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This subject is a continuation of Contemporary Music Principal Study 3. Students will continue to develop their songwriting, performance and music production skills. This unit explores ways in which contemporary songwriters and performers use audiovisual technology. Students will work on developing music collaboratively in both face-to-face and online modes of practice. They will also develop skills to compliment their original music with visuals. Throughout the semester, students will engage in analysis and assessment of their own work and the work of others.
MUSC3405 Contemporary Music Practice 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Clint Bracknell Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr workshop per week Prerequisites: MUSC2404 Assessment: Listening log 20%; Pitch and schedule 20%; Concept album 60%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides students support to plan and create a major work at the culmination of completing previous principle study units, Contemporary Music Practice 1, 2, 3 and 4. Students will analyse a series of 'concept albums' as they work to write, perform and produce a collection of tracks bound by an overarching aesthetic concept. This process will be supported by ongoing peer, instructor and industry feedback plus written critical self-reflection. Students will be asked to consider, justify and situate their practice and production of music within both broad and specific contexts. At the conclusion of this unit, students will have developed a cohesive body of work (approximately 20-30 minutes of music).
MUSC3406 Contemporary Music Practice 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Clint Bracknell Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr workshop per week Prerequisites: MUSC3405 Assessment: Song drafts 20%; Pitch and schedule 20%; Capstone project and press kit 60%. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit, students will be supported in developing a capstone project (20-30 minutes of new music) representing the culmination of skills developed over the course of all prior units in Contemporary Music Practice. In deveoping this work, students will interrgogate the nature of innovation in their own original music. Students will experiment with a range of digital music techniques via practical activities. They will also investigate various means of presenting their music to the outside world. This will include consideration of online music cultures.

Ensemble Studies

Brass Ensemble
BRSS1000 Brass Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: Admission subject to audition
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS1001 Brass Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS1000 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS2000 Brass Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS1001 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS2001 Brass Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS2000 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS3000 Brass Ensemble 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS2001 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS3001 Brass Ensemble 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS3000 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS4000 Brass Ensemble 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS3001 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
BRSS4001 Brass Ensemble 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Andrew Evans Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: BRSS4000 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Admission subject to audition.
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
Choir
ENSE1041 Choir 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prohibitions: ENSE1015 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE1042 Choir 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE1041 OR ENSE1015 Prohibitions: ENSE1002 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE2043 Choir 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE1042 OR ENSE1002 Prohibitions: ENSE1019 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE2044 Choir 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE2043 OR ENSE1019 Prohibitions: ENSE2003 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE3045 Choir 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE2044 OR ENSE2003 Prohibitions: ENSE2008 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE3046 Choir 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE3045 OR ENSE2008 Prohibitions: ENSE3016 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE4047 Choir 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE3046 OR ENSE3016 Prohibitions: ENSE2012 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
ENSE4048 Choir 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3 hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE4047 OR ENSE2012 Prohibitions: ENSE4020 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).
Chamber Choir
ENSE1601 Chamber Choir 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE1602 Chamber Choir 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Neil McEwan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE1601 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE2603 Chamber Choir 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE1602 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE2604 Chamber Choir 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE2603 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE3605 Chamber Choir 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Neil McEwan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE2604 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE3606 Chamber Choir 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Neil McEwan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE3605 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE4607 Chamber Choir 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Neil McEwan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE3606 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
ENSE4608 Chamber Choir 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Neil McEwan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 5hrs of rehearsals/wk Prerequisites: ENSE4607 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Rehearsals prepare the auditioned members of the Chamber Choir for a public concert(s) at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers compositions from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century, and may include a baroque orchestra, or instrumental ensemble. Sight-singing skills, style and historical performance practice will be an emphasis in preparation for performances. Rehearsals include 2hrs with the Conservatorium Choir.
Chinese Music Ensemble
PERF2604 Chinese Music Ensemble 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Catherine Ingram Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr group lesson/seminar per week; 1 x 1hr tutti rehearsal per week in weeks 6-12 (some additional rehearsals may be arranged prior to concerts). Assessment: Written Summaries (20%); Concert report (15%); Instrument Study and Performance (65%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In this unit students will receive small group tuition on one traditional Chinese musical instrument (provided on loan). They will be guided in playing the instrument in an ensemble, and will participate in ensemble performances. Through seminar-style discussions of four selected readings and of at least one concert of Chinese music attended during the semester, they will begin to develop a broad understanding of Chinese traditional musical instruments, ensembles, and musical structures, thus enhancing their knowledge of China's thousands of years of recorded musical history and its extensive and diverse musical traditions.
PERF2605 Chinese Music Ensemble 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Catherine Ingram Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr group lesson/seminar per week; 1 x 1hr tutti rehearsal per week in weeks 6-12; (some additional rehearsals may be arranged prior to concerts). Prerequisites: PERF2604 Assessment: Online Discussion of Set Recordings (15%); Reflective Diary (10%); Instrument Study and Performance (75%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
In this unit students continue their previous study of one Chinese instrument in both small group and ensemble settings. They are encouraged to build on technical capacity developed in their first semester's study, and to perform a wider range of pieces. They will also engage with a range of recordings and live performances of Chinese music to further develop their understandings of traditional and contemporary Chinese music, and of how Chinese musical instruments have featured in a variety of musical contexts.
PERF3606 Chinese Music Ensemble 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Catherine Ingram Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr group lesson/seminar per week; 1 x 1hr tutti rehearsal per week in weeks 6-12; (some additional rehearsals may be arranged prior to concerts). Prerequisites: PERF2604 or PERF2605 Assessment: Class Presentation or written submission (20%); Blog post and comments on set readings (15%); Instrument Study and Performance (65%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
This unit allows students to further develop proficiency on one Chinese instrument in both small group and ensemble settings, and to continue to perform with the ensemble. Students will gain a deeper understanding of Chinese music by conducting an interview with a performer or composer of Chinese music, and by exploring selected readings concerning orchestraparticular themes relating to the repertoire under study.
PERF3607 Chinese Music Ensemble 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Catherine Ingram Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr group lesson/seminar per week; 1 x 1hr tutti rehearsal per week in weeks 6-12; (some additional rehearsals may be arranged prior to concerts). Prerequisites: PERF3606 or (PERF2604 and PERF2605) Assessment: Small Group Performance and Program Notes (40%); Practical exam (20%); Instrument Study and Performance (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
This unit allows students to further develop proficiency on one Chinese instrument in both small group and ensemble settings, and to continue to perform with the ensemble. Students are also encouraged to take an increasingly active and independent role in engaging with Chinese music. In particular, they are guided and supported in small group collaborations focussing upon developing, rehearsing, recording and publicly performing a range of works for Chinese instruments.
Flute Ensemble
WIND1301 Flute Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
WIND1302 Flute Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Prerequisites: WIND1301 Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
WIND2303 Flute Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Prerequisites: WIND1302 Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
WIND2304 Flute Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Prerequisites: WIND2303 Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
WIND3305 Flute Ensemble 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Prerequisites: WIND2304 Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
WIND3306 Flute Ensemble 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: James Kortum Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1.5hours/week Prerequisites: WIND3305 Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units, students will be expected to develop an increasing awareness and application of ensemble skills including intonation, blending, balance, and varying roles within the ensemble. Students will study repertoire of diverse genres and styles. On completion of this unit students will develop ensemble skills and repertoire knowledge.
Gamelan
ENSE2300 Gamelan 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Gary Watson Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2 hours per week Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In this unit of study students learn to perform a repertoire of Balinese pieces of music on the Conservatorium's Balinese gamelan instruments. Through this, they will gain understanding of terminology for Balinese music, Balinese tuning systems, the roles of instruments in the gamelan, and formal characteristics of Balinese gamelan music. Performative aspects of Balinese music will be experienced and analysed.
ENSE2301 Gamelan 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Gary Watson Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2 hours per week Assessment: Participation and student contribution (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In this unit of study students continue to learn to perform a repertoire of Balinese pieces of music on the Conservatorium's Balinese gamelan instruments. Through this, they will build on their knowledge and understanding of terminology for Balinese music, Balinese tuning systems, the roles of instruments in the gamelan, and formal characteristics of Balinese gamelan music. Performative and elaborative aspects of Balinese music will be experienced and analysed.
Guitar Ensemble
STRG1039 Guitar Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk. Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG1040 Guitar Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk. Prerequisites: STRG1039 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG2035 Guitar Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hour rehearsal/week Prerequisites: STRG1040 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances. (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG2036 Guitar Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk. Prerequisites: STRG2035 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG3037 Guitar Ensemble 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk. Prerequisites: STRG2036 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG3038 Guitar Ensemble 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/week Prerequisites: STRG3037 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG4041 Guitar Ensemble 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: STRG3038 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
STRG4042 Guitar Ensemble 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Vladimir Gorbach Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: STRG4041 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of ensemble skills demonstrated during weekly rehearsals and all ensemble performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students attend a weekly rehearsal/seminar involving sight-reading, new repertoire and preparation towards one or more guitar ensemble performances in the semester. Students will be required to attend all rehearsals/seminars within the semester and they will prepare and perform repertoire with the ensemble working under the direction of an ensemble leader.
Jazz Ensemble
JAZZ1611 Jazz Ensemble 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr Jazz Piano class (Non Piano students only); 2 hr Small Ensemble class; 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class OR 3 hr Big Band class/week Corequisites: JAZZ1601 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all three elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Jazz students must attend the Large Ensemble auditions for placement in one of the large ensembles; Non-jazz students can apply to the Unit coordinator to audition for entry to either the Large or Small Jazz Ensemble 1-8 electives.
This unit of study provides jazz students with the opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in a Big Band, small jazz ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated small jazz ensemble, and participation in Jazz Piano class.
JAZZ1612 Jazz Ensemble 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hr Jazz Piano class (Non Piano students only); 2 hr Small Ensemble class; 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class OR 3 hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ1611 Corequisites: JAZZ1602 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all three elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with the opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in a Big Band, small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, and participation in Jazz Piano class.
JAZZ2613 Jazz Ensemble 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class (3 Hrs for advanced ensemble); 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3 Hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ1612 Corequisites: JAZZ2603 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all three elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with the opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
JAZZ2614 Jazz Ensemble 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class or (3 Hrs for advanced ensemble); 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3 Hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ2613 Corequisites: JAZZ2604 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all three elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
JAZZ3615 Jazz Ensemble 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class or (3 Hrs for advanced ensemble); 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3 Hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ2614 Corequisites: JAZZ3605 or JAZZ3205 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
JAZZ3616 Jazz Ensemble 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class or (3 Hrs for advanced ensemble); 2 hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3 Hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ3615 Corequisites: JAZZ3606 or JAZZ3206 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
JAZZ4617 Jazz Ensemble 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class or (3hrs for advanced ensemble); 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ3616 Corequisites: JAZZ4207 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all elements of this Unit in order to proceed to subsequent units of study. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
JAZZ4618 Jazz Ensemble 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr Small Ensemble class or (3hrs for advanced ensemble); 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra class, or 3hr Big Band Class Prerequisites: JAZZ4617 Corequisites: JAZZ4208 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances, and nominated assessment tasks (100%) NB: the student must pass all elements of this Unit. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the jazz student with opportunities for performance of large ensemble arrangements in the Elective Jazz Orchestra, or Big Band, and performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble, or Advanced Ensemble.
Jazz Large Ensemble Electives
JAZZ1000 Jazz Large Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: 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 Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction. Enrolment is subject to audition.
JAZZ1001 Jazz Large Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ1000 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz students
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ2002 Jazz Large Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ1001 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: 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 Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ2003 Jazz Large Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ2002 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: 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 Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ3002 Jazz Large Ensemble 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ2003 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: 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 Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ3003 Jazz Large Ensemble 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ3002 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz degree students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ4002 Jazz Large Ensemble 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ3003 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz degree students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
JAZZ4003 Jazz Large Ensemble 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr Elective Jazz Orchestra or 3hr Big Band class Prerequisites: JAZZ4002 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz degree students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
This unit of study covers all aspects of professional and creative ensemble performance, including: reading, improvisation, dynamics, tone, intonation, articulation, swing, time-feel, style and ensemble interaction.
Jazz Small Ensemble Electives
JAZZ1029 Jazz Small Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz students.
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.
JAZZ1030 Jazz Small Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1029 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz students
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble.Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.
JAZZ2026 Jazz Small Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1030 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-Jazz degree students.
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.
JAZZ2027 Jazz Small Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ2026 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-Jazz degree students.
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format.The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition and availability of places.
JAZZ3012 Jazz Small Ensemble 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ2027 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz students
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.
JAZZ3013 Jazz Small Ensemble 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ3012 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz students
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places
JAZZ4014 Jazz Small Ensemble 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ3013 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz degree students.
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.
JAZZ4015 Jazz Small Ensemble 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: David Theak Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ4014 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: These units are only available to non-jazz degree students.
Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.

Orchestral Studies

Including Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Modern Music Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Early Music Ensemble
ENSE1618 Orchestral Studies 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE1619 Orchestral Studies 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE1618 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 2 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE2005 Orchestral Studies 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE1619 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 3 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE2016 Orchestral Studies 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE2005 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 4 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE3017 Orchestral Studies 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE2016 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 5 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE3018 Orchestral Studies 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE3017 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 6 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will further develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE4021 Orchestral Studies 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE3018 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 7 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE4022 Orchestral Studies 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6 hours/ week ensemble rehearsal and performance, audition and developmental classes as scheduled by the unit. Prerequisites: ENSE4021 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook.. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Concurrent enrolment in Principal Study 8 in an appropriate orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will develop the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance, including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
Orchestral Studies for specialised instruments
ENSE1018 Orchestral Experience 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Up to 6 hrs/wk - Sectional classes, ensemble rehearsals and 2 public performances. Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: 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.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will learn the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
ENSE1022 Orchestral Experience 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Eduardo Diazmunoz Gomez Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Up to 6 hrs/wk - sectional classes, ensemble rehearsals and 2 public performances. Prerequisites: ENSE1018 Assessment: Tutor/conductor assessment based on attendance participation, performance and preparation, (100%). Further details in the Orchestral Studies Handbook. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit of study is only open for pianists and other specialised instruments assisting with/performing in limited orchestral repertoire. Please see your Unit Coordinator if you wish to enrol in this unit. Concurrent enrolment in a non-orchestral instrument.
In these units of study, through a wide range of repertoire, students will learn the necessary skills for orchestral and ensemble performance including refining intonation, tone control, working with a conductor, ethics and professional conduct of an orchestral musician.
Saxophone Orchestra
WIND1016 Saxophone Orchestra 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND1017 Saxophone Orchestra 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND1016 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND2016 Saxophone Orchestra 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND1017 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND2017 Saxophone Orchestra 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND2016 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND3018 Saxophone Orchestra 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND2017 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND3019 Saxophone Orchestra 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND3018 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND4030 Saxophone Orchestra 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND3019 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.
WIND4031 Saxophone Orchestra 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Michael Duke Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 hr rehearsal/wk Prerequisites: WIND4030 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour and ensemble skills demonstrated during rehearsals and performances (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will help to develop ensemble skills that are essential for saxophonists playing in any conducted ensemble. The aim of this series of units is that the saxophonist will learn how to follow a conductor, listen to others, learn how to blend with other saxophonists and be able to play in a variety of styles.

Historical Performance Practice

EMUS1661 Early Keyboard Class 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 13 one-hour group classes Assessment: One 10-minute mid semester and end of semester exam - covering the performance of three works as well as a 1000-word written assignment or equivalent spoken presentation on a topic related to the repertoire (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this Unit of Study students will develop musical ideas and basic technical skills to play the clavichord, harpsichord and chamber organ repertoire in a chosen program of study. Historical and stylistic awareness through research, discussion, and application will be a strong and on-going focus and students will also develop strategies in practice to be self-correcting. Students will also study and gain experience of basso-continuo techniques, figured-bass realisation, improvisation and tuning.
EMUS1662 Early Keyboard Class 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 13 one-hour group classes Prerequisites: EMUS1661 Assessment: One 10-minute mid semester and end of semester exam - covering the performance of three works as well as a 1000-word written assignment or equivalent spoken presentation on a topic related to the repertoire (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit of study students will further develop musical ideas and technical skills to play the harspichord and will be introduced to the 18th-century fortepiano in a chosen program of study. Historical and stylistic awareness through research, discussion, and application will be a strong and on-going focus and students will also develop strategies in practice to be self-correcting. Students will also study and gain experience of improvisation and cadenza writing.
EMUS2663 Early Keyboard Class 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 13 one-hour group classes Prerequisites: EMUS1662 Assessment: One 10-minute mid semester and end of semester exam - covering the performance of three works as well as a 1000-word written assignment or equivalent spoken presentation on a topic related to the repertoire (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this Unit of Study students will further develop musical ideas and technical skills to play Classical repertiore on the clavichord and fortepiano in an advanced chosen program of study. Historical and stylistic awareness through research, discussion, and application will be a strong and on-going focus and students will also develop strategies in practice to be self-correcting.
EMUS2664 Early Keyboard Class 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 13 one-hour group classes Prerequisites: EMUS2663 Assessment: One 10-minute mid semester and end of semester exam - covering the performance of three works as well as a 1000-word written assignment or equivalent spoken presentation on a topic related to the repertoire (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this Unit of Study students will further develop musical ideas and technical skills to play Classical and Romantic repertoire on 18th- and 19th-century fortepianos in an advanced chosen program of study. Historical and stylistic awareness through research, discussion, and application will be a strong and on-going focus and students will also develop strategies in practice to be self-correcting.
EMUS1670 Pre-Baroque Practice

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr seminar per week (12 weeks per semester) Assessment: Tutorial participation and preparation (50%); Spoken presentation (25%); Performance Exam (25%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This UoS will give vocal and instrumental students both theoretical and practical experience in pre-Baroque European music. Students will examine the basics of sixteenth- and early-seventeenth-century performance practice, discover how the sixteenth-century musical mind approached art, and understand how perceptions of the music of this period are coloured by modern aesthetics. Students will learn about and apply practices elucidated in a range of historical written texts to sacred and secular ensemble music of the era, using historically appropriate instruments and/or techniques.
EMUS2500 Historically Informed Style Workshop

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr workshop/seminar per week, 3 x 1.5hr individual reading per semester Assessment: 1 x 1000wd romantic style report (20%), 1 x 1000wd classical style report (20%), 1 x final lecture presentation (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study presents students with an opportunity to learn the theory and to experience the nuts and bolts of historically informed performance (HIP). Today's performers need to be able to navigate their way through a wide variety of styles, genres and modes of performance. HIP is a growth area globally, which influences the style of performance of period and modern instrument ensembles and vocalists. Here in Australia, for example, the ACO requires its members to have a keen awareness of HIP conventions in repertoire ranging from 1600-1900. Students will explore readings from primary and secondary written sources, recordings (including historical recordings) and will learn how to apply their findings to repertoire spanning the high-Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. Mini-lectures are combined with demonstrations of HIP style, peer-led discussions and practical workshops.

Improvised Music

CMPN1000 Composition Through Improvisation 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1hr workshop/wk Assessment: Weekly assignments (70%), final recorded composition (30%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit aims, through performance, to help students develop vital aural and improvisational skills which will significantly enhance their compositional process.
CMPN1003 Composition Through Improvisation 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1hr workshop/wk Prerequisites: CMPN1000 Assessment: Weekly assignments (70%), final recorded composition (30%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit continues to develop through performance and investigation into experimental modes of presentation, to help students develop vital aural and improvisational skills which will significantly enhance their compositional process.
IMPR1041 Improvised Music 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: Skills and Fundamentals classes 2 hrs/week, Theory and Practice 2 classes hrs/fortnight Assessment: 3 x in-class repertoire and technical exam (60%), overall class participation (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit will allow students to learn further improvisation techniques that will enhance their performance practice irrespective of their primary discipline. There is a rich history of improvisation in many musical genres, much of it has fallen out of favour in contemporary practice. The study of improvising over chord structures by examining jazz repertoire will provide the students with new knowledge, and/or expand on existing knowledge.
IMPR1042 Improvised Music 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr lecture/week Prerequisites: JAZZ1041 or IMPR1041 Assessment: 3 x in-class repertoire and technical exam (60%), overall class participation (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This class will expand on techniques of improvisation, and will primarily focus on more advanced jazz repertoire as the vehicles for improvisation.
IMPR2043 Improvised Music 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr lecture/week, 1 x 2hr tutorial/fortnight Prerequisites: JAZZ1042 or IMPR1042 Assessment: summary and review of weeks 1-4 assessment (30%), group activity (30%), practical assessment (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit continues to examine specific rhythmic and harmonic applications that launch the student improviser into a world of precise and responsive creativity. Students will be required to apply and explore these techniques daily to embody the techniques into their individual musical language.
IMPR2044 Improvised Music 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr lecture/week, 1 x 2hr tutorial/fortnight Prerequisites: IMPR2043 Assessment: skills and fundamentals tasks (30%), group activity (30%), practical assessment (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Following on from Improvised Music 3, students are provided with a range of skills associated with improvisation through an engagement with fundamental principles of harmony, rhythm, sonics, improvisational process, and pre-determined/spontaneous structures, with each class containing both theoretical and practical components. In these classes students learn how to rigorously develop strong fundamentals in playing improvised music.

Improvised Music Ensemble

IMPR1001 Improvised Music Ensemble 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr class/week Assessment: 2x in-class techniques of improvisation in ensemble (30%). Review of techniques or guest performer workshop assignment (30%). Special Project Week assignment (10%), Overall class participation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: Enrolment in Improvised Music Ensemble 1 is exclusively for 1st year students of Improvised Music.
Improvised Ensemble 1is a weekly group improvisation session, where the techniques of Improvised Music 1 are implemented practically in an improvising music ensemble. In this 2 hour weekly class, an ensemble is creatively formed with the objectives to perform and record new improvised music as a band.
IMPR1002 Improvised Music Ensemble 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr class/week Prerequisites: IMPR1001 Assessment: 2x in-class techniques of improvisation in ensemble (30%). Review of techniques or guest performer workshop assignment (30%). Special Project Week assignment (10%), Overall class participation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Enrolment in Improvised Music Ensemble 2 is exclusively for 1st year students of Improvised Music.
Improvised Ensemble 2 is a weekly group improvisation session, where the techniques of Improvised Music 2 are implemented practically in an improvising music ensemble. In this 2 hour weekly class, an ensemble is creatively formed with the objectives to perform and record new improvised music as a band.
IMPR2003 Improvised Music Ensemble 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr class/week Prerequisites: IMPR1002 Assessment: 2x in-class techniques of improvisation in ensemble (30%). Review of techniques or guest performer workshop assignment (30%). Special Project Week assignment (10%), Overall class participation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Enrolment in Improvised Music Ensemble 3 is exclusively for 2nd year students of Improvised Music.
Improvised Ensemble 3 is a weekly group improvisation session, where the techniques of Improvised Music 3 are implemented practically in an improvising music ensemble. In this 2 hour weekly class, an ensemble is creatively formed with the objectives to perform and record new improvised music as a band.
IMPR2004 Improvised Music Ensemble 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr class/week Prerequisites: IMPR2003 Assessment: 2x in-class techniques of improvisation in ensemble (30%). Review of techniques or guest performer workshop assignment (30%). Special Project Week assignment (10%), Overall class participation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Enrolment in Improvised Music Ensemble 3 is exclusively for 2nd year students of Improvised Music.
Improvised Ensemble 4 is a weekly group improvisation session, where the techniques of Improvised Music 4 are implemented practically in an improvising music ensemble. In this 2 hour weekly class, an ensemble is creatively formed with the objectives to perform and record new improvised music as a band.

Jazz Performance

Jazz Improvisation
JAZZ1007 Jazz Improvisation 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Craig Scott Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1601 Assessment: 3 class tests (60%), attendance and participation (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This 2 hour combo-sized class meets once per week and will cover improvisation techniques including identification of key centres, selection of appropriate scales and other melodic considerations, rhythmic considerations and accuracy of time and pitch. A list of set repertoire will be provided.
JAZZ2006 Jazz Improvisation 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Craig Scott Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1007 Corequisites: JAZZ2603 Assessment: 3 class tests (60%), overall participation (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This 2 hour combo-sized class meets once per week and will cover improvisation techniques including identification of key centres, selection of appropriate scales and other melodic considerations, rhythmic considerations and accuracy of time and pitch. A list of set repertoire will be provided.
JAZZ2007 Jazz Improvisation 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Craig Scott Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ2006 Corequisites: JAZZ2604 Assessment: 3 class tests (60%), overall participation (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This 2 hour combo-sized class meets once per week and will cover improvisation techniques including identification of key centres, selection of appropriate scales and other melodic considerations, rhythmic considerations and accuracy of time and pitch. A list of set repertoire will be provided.
Jazz Piano
JAZZ1025 Jazz Piano 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prohibitions: JAZZ1601 Assumed knowledge: To have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understanding and basic ability to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs Assessment: Short technical exam (10%) week 3; Repertory exam weeks 8 and 9 (40%) ; Detailed repertoire exam (40%) - weeks 10, 11 and 12; Overall progress and participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz degree students. Students should have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understnding and basic abliity to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs.
This unit of study will focus on basic keyboard technique as well as jazz chord progressions and voicings in small classes with students of like abilities. Students are assessed on their rate of progress by demonstrating successful completion of pieces and exercises. At the end of semester examinations, students are required to demonstrate their understanding of the chords and voice leading of the selected repertoire. An introduction to playing chords of tunes of the jazz repertoire. An introduction to playing diatonic cycle harmony. An introduction into jazz rhythmic articulations.
JAZZ1026 Jazz Piano 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1025 Assumed knowledge: Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii-V-I progressions. Assessment: Short technical exam (10%), week 3; Repertory exam weeks 8 and 9 (40%) ; Detailed repertoire exam (40%) - weeks 10, 11 and 12; Overall progress and participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz degree students.
Consolidation and development of concepts and skills introduced in Jazz Piano 1. Applying A/B chord voicings and Drop 2 chord voicings to Jazz Standards.
JAZZ2022 Jazz Piano 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ1026 Assumed knowledge: Jazz quaver articulation; chord tones, to play 4-5 jazz standards reading from leadsheetswith logical voicing. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii V I progressions Assessment: Short technical exam (10%) week 3; Repertorie exam weeks 8 and 9 (40%) ; Detailed repertoire exam (40%) - weeks 10, 11 and 12; General knowledge progress (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation and further development of concepts and skills introduced in Jazz Piano 2. 'Call and Response' rhythm playing; Modal harmony; ii V I progression voicings.
JAZZ2023 Jazz Piano 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ2022 Assumed knowledge: Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. A knowledge of at least 6-8 jazz standards, and the ability to play these tunes from memory or from leadsheets, producing logical and creative harmonic voice leading. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues, ii V I progressions, and interpret voice leading from reading chord symbols on leadsheets. Assessment: 15 min technical exam (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation and further development of concepts and skills introduced in Jazz Piano 3. Variations of the jazz standard repertoire are examined, and interpreted by reading lead sheets. Chord voicings are memorized. Australian jazz repertoire and jazz piano composition is explored.
Jazz Rhythm
JAZZ3301 Rhythm Awareness/Analysis

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Simon Barker Session: Semester 1 Classes: 12 x 2 hour lectures Assessment: Class assessment 1 (20%); Class assessment 2 (20%); Rhythmic analysis (40%); Class assessment 3 (20%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Non-Jazz degree students may take this unit after completion of their Principal Study 4 with the approval of the Unit Coordinator.
This unit of study is an elective course in rhythm that introduces students to a broad range of material, including case studies of influential local and international approaches to rhythm construction, and overviews of various rhythmic traditions from Asia, Latin America, the USA, Africa, and India. Without doubt, rhythm has become the primary organisational tool in contemporary jazz performance, with many of the world's most influential jazz artists now employing complex rhythmic structures, odd-time signatures, odd-rhythmic groupings, metric modulations, as well as rhythmic models from traditional music styles, as basic structural frameworks and improvisational prompts.
Jazz Vocal Workshop
JAZZ2030 Jazz Vocal Workshop 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during classes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course aims to help students develop their skills with listening, part-singing (SATB), pitch awareness, intervallic accuracy, internal balance, use of dynamics, breathing, posture, general musicianship and performance.
JAZZ2031 Jazz Vocal Workshop 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2hr tut/wk Prerequisites: JAZZ2030 Assessment: A final grade will be compiled from continual assessment of professional demeanour, improvisational and ensemble skills demonstrated during classes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation and development of content introduced in Jazz Vocal Workshop 1.

Performance Classes

Organ Resources
ORGN1008 Organ Resources 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Corequisites: ORGN1601 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The unit will focus on the development of essential practical skills for organists.
ORGN1009 Organ Resources 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN1008 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation of concepts and skills introduced in Organ Resources 1.
ORGN2008 Organ Resources 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN1009 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The unit will focus on the development of essential practical skills for organists.
ORGN2009 Organ Resources 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN2008 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation of concepts and skills introduced in Organ Resources 3.
ORGN3008 Organ Resources 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN2009 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The unit will focus on the development of essential practical skills for organists.
ORGN3003 Organ Resources 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN3008 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation of concepts and skills introduced in Organ Resources 5.
ORGN4009 Organ Resources 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN3003 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The unit will focus on the development of essential practical skills for organists.
ORGN4010 Organ Resources 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Philip Swanton Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1hr tut/wk Prerequisites: ORGN4009 Assessment: Essay (2000w) or prac tests (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Consolidation of concepts and skills introduced in Organ Resources 7.
Strings Performance Class
STRG1015 Strings Performance Class 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class.The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG1016 Strings Performance Class 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG1015 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG2014 Strings Performance Class 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG1016 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG2015 Strings Performance Class 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG2014 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG3018 Strings Performance Class 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG2015 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG3019 Strings Performance Class 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG3018 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG4016 Strings Performance Class 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG3019 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
STRG4017 Strings Performance Class 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Alice Waten Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: One 2hr class/wk Prerequisites: STRG4016 Assessment: Recording Portfolio (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Performers require frequent exposure to performance opportunity. Strings Performance Class offers the opportunity for students to perform work in progress and receive qualified feedback from lecturers and guests specially invited to the class. The class aims to create a focused and supportive environment in which students can take performance risks. In response to performances the class is invited to discuss technical and musical observations relevant to string playing. All students enrolling in Strings Performance Class must be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study in a string instrument.
Vocal Performance Class
VSAO1017 Vocal Performance Class 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Assessment: class discussion (40%), 3 in-class performances (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Classes in this series of units take the form of weekly workshops where performance skills are developed. The emphasis in this semester is the introduction of basic concert performance skills, posture, breathing and the development of communication skills. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate a growing confidence in performance through reflecting on their own and their peer's work.
VSAO1018 Vocal Performance Class 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO1017 Assessment: class discussion (40%), 3 in-class performances (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
This semester focuses on discussion between the connection of technique, musical and interpretative skills. Through open and appropriate discussion regarding performance development with peers, by the conclusion of the semester, students will gain necessary insights that will underpin their performance at higher levels.
VSAO2037 Vocal Performance Class 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO1018 Assessment: class discussion (40%), 3 in-class performances (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
In this unit, students work in close collaboration with each other gaining experience of peer learning and creative expression. Detailed work on the major singing languages will further develop the ability to interpret in a variety of styles and genre. By the conclusion of this semester, students should be able to demonstrate growing technical competence and some individual interpretative distinctiveness.
VSAO2038 Vocal Performance Class 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO2037 Assessment: class discussion (40%), 3 in-class performances (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
In this semester, students will develop more advanced concert performance skills. Imagination will be encouraged as well as additional detailed text development and understanding. By the completion of the semester, students will be able to interact more successfully with the audience through this increased knowledge of the text and its interpretation.
VSAO3037 Vocal Performance Class 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO2038 Assessment: 3 performances per semester plus class attendance and discussion (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Students in this unit will refine their technical foundation, reinforce their awareness of stylistic variety, and reveal a growing confidence in ensemble with the piano. Performance will focus on successful presentation between time periods and styles of the studied material. At the conclusion of the semester, students will present with more authority and confidence in a variety of styles.
VSAO3038 Vocal Performance Class 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO3037 Assessment: 3 performances per semester plus class attendance and discussion (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
This unit of study introduces the development of advanced concert presentation skills, with the application of technique at a high level of skill. By the end of the semester, tonal and dynamic variety in relation to the interpretative concept will develop effective communication to further develop individual performance.
VSAO4037 Vocal Performance Class 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO3038 Assessment: class discussion (25%), 3 in-class performances (75%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Students are encouraged to reflect on their individual performance strengths and weaknesses in preparation for recitals. They will utilise the workshop to develop their recital repertoire using peer feedback to elevate their performance skills. At the completion of this unit, students should be able to demonstrate some individual creativity through the use of sound technique, with musical and interpretative understanding.
VSAO4038 Vocal Performance Class 8

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Barry Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2 x 1hr tutorial/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO4037 Assessment: class discussion (25%), 3 in-class performances (75%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
In this unit, students will receive additional refinement in order to be at the appropriate level of performance for graduation. At the conclusion, students should be able to perform with confidence and authority, showing technical facility, a sense of style, effective vocal and visual communication, artistry and empathy with other performers.
Woodwind Classes
WIND2018 Woodwind Class 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics
WIND2019 Woodwind Class 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Prerequisites: WIND2018 Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics.
WIND3020 Woodwind Class 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Prerequisites: WIND2019 Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics.
WIND3021 Woodwind Class 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Prerequisites: WIND3020 Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics.
WIND3036 Woodwind Class 5

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Prerequisites: WIND3021 Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics.
WIND3037 Woodwind Class 6

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Sue Newsome Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lecture/week Prerequisites: WIND3036 Assessment: Literature Review (40%), Performance Critique (40%), class mark (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students enrolled in Principal Study (Extended) units may not concurrently enrol in unit specific performance classes.
Woodwind Class Units of Study support the attainment of excellence in woodwind performance practice through exploration of topics related to instrument mastery including: practice methods, breathing technique, posture, stagecraft and musical expression. The class provides an opportunity for students to receive feedback and to share their knowledge as they develop repertoire for performance. Written assignments are closely aligned with specialist woodwind performance topics

Popular and Contemporary Performance

ENSE1311 Tango Ensemble

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Rojas Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr rehearsal/masterclass per week Assessment: Contribution and participation during rehearsals and masterclasses (70%), public performance (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: entry by audition only
Tango has become an internationally acclaimed musical and dance form, which in 2009 now received intangible cultural heritage status by UNESCO. Unfortunately, Hollywood caricatures of this rich and complex artform persists today, substantially undermining the breadth and quality of its educational and musical potential. Tango Ensemble represents a thorough exploration of seminal repertoire selected from its 120-year history, drawing from a number of sub-genres and musical periods namely, Vieja Guardia, Nueva Guardia, Nuevo Tango and today. This unit of study will seek to teach students to appreciate and execute the complex and subtle performance practices that define the various currents and innovations of each of these periods. The genre-specific interpretation of traditional Western notation and notational innovations, will be explored in relation to inherent values of solo and ensemble performance. Of particular importance are the various practices concerning articulation, phrasing, expression and syncopations. This unit is open to all instruments but requires an audition.
MUSC1300 Popular Music Ensemble

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 2hr workshop/week Assessment: 1 x 1000wd song analysis essay (30%), 1 x recital and written performance notes (40%), overall class participation (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Today, the broad variety of music the professional musician is likely to encounter requires an awareness and practical familiarity with a wide range of popular music genre conventions and contemporary approaches to rhythm. This course provides students with a range of expressive tools that allow them to confidently engage with popular music genres and rhythms. In this unit students will undertake intensive rhythmic awareness training and limited group tuition on one musical instrument (student to provide). They will be guided in playing the instrument in an ensemble, and will participate in ensemble performances. Through seminar-style workshops of selected covers, they will begin to develop a broad understanding of popular music rhythms, instrumentation, ensembles, and musical structures, thus enhancing their knowledge of recorded popular music history and its extensive and diverse musical genres.
MUSC2612 Music Performance

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Daniel Rojas Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 3hr class/week Prerequisites: 18 Junior credit points Assessment: solo performances (40%); ensemble performances (15%); collaborative seminar presentation (15%); critical and evaluative notes (20%); participation and contribution during course and final public concert (10%); Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 5 minutes and a brief interview.
This unit of study offers an integrated approach to live music performance that includes practical and research components. Students participate in solo and ensemble situations in weekly in-class concerts. Constructive feedback by peers is a significant part of this course and participants trace their own development in weekly reflective journals. Music of all genres (including classical, experimental, popular, jazz and world music), instruments and voice types are accepted, and collaboration across musical traditions is strongly encouraged. A number of seminars dealing with specific key issues are interspersed throughout this unit of study, including performance stress, technical and psychological preparation, ensemble communication and audience perception. Auditions are held during O-Week. This audition consists of two contrasting pieces and a short interview. To be offered an audition, please enroll in this unit of study before O-Week and you will be automatically contacted with all relevant details. If you enroll during or after O-Week, please email the unit coordinator to arrange an alternative audition time.

Recital Preparation

CPNO3611 Recital Preparation 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Jeanell Carrigan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 8hrs/semester Assessment: Based on attendance, participation, performance and preparation (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended
The purpose of each of the independent recital preparation units of study is to develop the range of skills that musicians must possess to prepare them to be professional performers in an ensemble situation. Students will receive training/instruction in all aspects of collaborative recital preparation. Through recital repertoire chosen by the student and the principal study teacher at the beginning of the semester, students will learn practical application of elements of preparation and performance including appropriate recital structure, issues in collaborative performance, strategies for improvement in accuracy of rhythmic and intonation control, ethics and professional conduct of a musician. Students must abide by the recital preparation attendance and rehearsal policy of the Collaborative Piano division.
CPNO3612 Recital Preparation 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Jeanell Carrigan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 8hrs/semester Assessment: based on attendance, participation, performance and preparation (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended
The purpose of each of the independent recital preparation units of study is to develop the range of skills that musicians must possess to prepare them to be professional performers in an ensemble situation. Students will receive training/instruction in all aspects of collaborative recital preparation. Through recital repertoire chosen by the student and the principal study teacher at the beginning of the semester, students will learn practical application of elements of preparation and performance including appropriate recital structure, issues in collaborative performance, strategies for improvement in accuracy of rhythmic and intonation control, ethics and professional conduct of a musician. Students must abide by the recital preparation attendance and rehearsal policy of the Collaborative Piano division
CPNO3613 Recital Preparation 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Jeanell Carrigan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 8hrs/semester Assessment: based on attendance, participation, performance and preparation (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended or Perf Honours.
The purpose of each of the independent recital preparation units of study is to develop the range of skills that musicians must possess to prepare them to be professional performers in an ensemble situation. Students will receive training/instruction in all aspects of collaborative recital preparation. Through recital repertoire chosen by the student and the principal study teacher at the beginning of the semester, students will learn practical application of elements of preparation and performance including appropriate recital structure, issues in collaborative performance, strategies for improvement in accuracy of rhythmic and intonation control, ethics and professional conduct of a musician. Students must abide by the recital preparation attendance and rehearsal policy of the Collaborative Piano division.

Vocal Studies

VSAO1211 Italian Essentials for Singers

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 3hr lecture/week Corequisites: VSAO1611 or VSAO1612 Assessment: 4 x text analysis assignments (30%), 2 x online exercises (10%), 1 x 1hr written exam (30%), 1 x 2hr practical exam (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the specialist language needs of the vocal performer, with the objective of students achieving basic Italian language and lyric diction skills. The students will be introduced to Italian grammar including music and voice-specific vocabulary and the phonetics of Modern Italian through familiarisation with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). There will be an emphasis on the student's ability to introduce themselves and their music programs to an audience, talk to fellow students about singing, the practice of IPA transcriptions, and the performance of Italian Songs commensurate with the vocal skill level of each student.
VSAO1212 German Essentials for Singers

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 3hr lecture/week Corequisites: VSAO1611 or VSAO1612 Assessment: 1 x individual written assignment (40%), 1 x group presentation (30%), 1 x 45min listening exam (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the specialist language needs of the vocal performer, with the objective of students achieving basic German language and lyric diction skills. The students will be introduced to German grammar including music and voice-specific vocabulary and the phonetics of Modern German through familiarisation with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). There will be an emphasis on the student's ability to introduce themselves and their music programs to an audience, talk to fellow students about singing, the practice of IPA transcriptions, and the performance of German Songs commensurate with the vocal skill level of each student.
VSAO1300 Classical Singer's Repertoire Book

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Rowena Cowley Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 2hr lecture/week Corequisites: VSAO1612 Assessment: 1 x individual written assignment (40%), 1 x group presentation (30%), 1 x 45min listening exam (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course provides an overview of major types of Western Classical solo vocal repertoire, from approximately 1600 to the present. It traces the evolution of important formal and stylistic commonalities and differences between individual composers' and national characteristics. The course allows students at a foundational level to recognise and culturally contextualise the forms they are choosing, performing and listening to.
VSAO2313 French Essentials for Singers

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3 hours language and phonation seminar/week Corequisites: VSAO2613 or VSAO2614 Assessment: Oral and written exam (40%), text analyses (60%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides the specialist language needs of the vocal performer, with the objective of students achieving basic French language and lyric diction skills. The students will be introduced to French grammar including music and voice-specific vocabulary and the phonetics of Modern French through familiarization with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). There will be an emphasis on the student's ability to introduce themselves and their music programs to an audience, talk to fellow students about singing, the practice of IPA transcriptions, and the performance of French Songs commensurate with the vocal skill level of each student.
Textbooks
Wall, Joan. Diction for Singers: A Concise Reference for English, Italian, Latin, German, French and Spanish Pronunciation. Dallas: Pst.Inc, 1990. Grubb, Thomas and Pierre Bernac. Singing in French: A Manual of French Diction and French Vocal Repertoire. New York: Schirmer Books, 1979.
VSAO3645 Diction for Performance 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO2028 and VSAO2029 Assessment: class discussion (10%), 2 scheduled in-class performances (40%), final exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit the students will concentrate on the specialist language needs of the vocal performer, with the objective of students achieving a professional command of diction in English, French, German and Italian. The focus in this unit is producing performance in song repertoire that results from the appreciation of the text-music relationship. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate correct interpretation and delivery of the text.
VSAO3646 Diction for Performance 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO3645 Assessment: Students are required to pass all assessment tasks. Continuous assessment (20%), examination (30%), diction recital (50%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit the students will continue to develop specialist language skills required by singers, with the objective of students achieving a professional command of diction in the main languages of classical song repertoire. The focus in this unit is producing performance in song repertoire that results from a greater appreciation of the text-music relationship. On completion of this unit students should be able to further demonstrate correct delivery and expressive interpretation of the text.
VSAO4647 Diction for Performance 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO3646 Assessment: Class discussion (10%), 2 scheduled in-class performances (40%), exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit the students will refine the specialist language needs of singers, with the objective of students achieving a professional command of diction in all major languages of classical song repertoire. On completion of this unit students should be able to deliver a professional delivery of the text in more demanding repertoire in a fluent, accurate and expressive performance of the sung text.
VSAO4648 Diction for Performance 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 classes 2 hours/wk Practical Work Prerequisites: VSAO4647 Assessment: Class discussion (10%), 2 scheduled in-class performances (40%), exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit the students will bring together all language skills acquired during the diction program. Their command of diction in a number of languages including English, French, German and Italian will be explored with a specific focus on the appreciation of the text-music relationship. On completion of this unit students should be able to exhibit a high level of technical and expressive competence in public performances of professional standard.