Percussion Principal Study

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Percussion Principal Study

PRCN1601 Percussion 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Assessment: Teacher Grade (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students will explore repertoire appropriate to their individual development. There will be an emphasis on the development of technical skills and musical expression. Students will gain experience in performance and presentation through the performance workshop where they will also learn from reflecting on their own and their peers' work. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate musical and technical skills that will prepare their instrumental studies at higher levels.
PRCN1602 Percussion 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN1601 Assessment: 1 x 10-15min jury recital (50%), 1 x teacher grade (50%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students will develop an approach to repertoire choice and development that will support their technical development. This semester focuses on the technical development with the aim of improving musical expression through their repertoire choice. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate sound musical and technical skills that will underpin their instrumental studies at higher levels.
PRCN2603 Percussion 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 9 x 1hr lessons/semester, 3 x master classes/semester, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN1602 Assessment: Teacher Grade (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is not available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
In this unit students will negotiate with their teacher a programme of study that will support their musical development. Students work in close collaboration with each other and gain experience of peer learning and creative expression through performance workshops. They will have opportunities to perform in performance workshop and develop their performance analytic skill through critique of peers in the class. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.
PRCN2203 Percussion 3 (Extended)

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN1602 Assessment: teacher grade (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
In this unit students will negotiate with their teacher a programme of study that will support their musical development. Students work in close collaboration with each other and gain experience of peer learning and creative expression through performance workshops. They will have opportunities to perform in performance workshop and develop their performance analytical skill through critique of peers in class. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.
PRCN2604 Percussion 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 9 x 1hr lessons/semester, 3 x master classes/semester, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN2603 Assessment: 1 x 15min jury exam (80%), 1 x teacher grade (20%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is not available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
Students at this level will be working closely with their teachers to prepare performance for jury assessment. They will gain experience in preparing for a sustained performance and further develop their critical capacities in performance workshop. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform with sound technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.
PRCN2204 Percussion 4 (Extended)

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN2203 Assessment: 1 x 25min jury exam assessed by panel (80%), 1 x teacher grade (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
Students at this level will be working closely with their teachers to prepare performance for jury assessment. They will gain experience in preparing for a sustained performance and further develop their critical capacities in performance workshop. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform with sound technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.
PRCN3605 Percussion 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 9 x 1hr lessons/semester, 3 x master classes/semester, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN2604 Assessment: Teacher Grade (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is not available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
Students in this unit will continue to refine their instrumental foundation, build musical and artistic skills and the attributes essential to a flexible and broad engagement with musical performance. They will attend individual lessons, performance workshop. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate progress in technical achievement, awareness of stylistic diversity, and a sense of their individual creativity.
PRCN3205 Percussion 5 (Extended)

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop or unit specific class/week Prerequisites: PRCN2604 or PRCN2204 Prohibitions: PRCN3605 Assessment: 1 x teacher grade (50%), unit assessment including at least 2 performances at Performance Workshop (50%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
Students in this unit will continue to refine their instrumental foundation, build musical and artistic skills and the attributes essential to a flexible and broad engagement with musical performance. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate progress in technical achievement, awareness of stylistic diversity, and a sense of their individual creativity.
PRCN3606 Percussion 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 9 x 1hr lessons/semester, 3 x master classes/semester, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week Prerequisites: PRCN3605 Assessment: 1 x 20min jury exam assessed by panel (80%), 1 x teacher grade (20%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is not available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
This semester will involve an early discussion with the teacher regarding the programme and the suitability of repertoire for the student's individual presentation. They will be supported through opportunities to present aspects of their recital work during performance workshop. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform with sound technical facility, awareness of stylistic diversity, and a sense of their individual creativity.
PRCN3206 Percussion 6 (Extended)

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop or unit specific class/week Prerequisites: PRCN3205 Assessment: 1 x 40min public recital at junior level (80%), 1 x teacher grade (20%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students. ACCP3611/3612/3613 Recital Preparation 1, 2 or 3 must be taken by students who wish to use Faculty Accompaniment staff for their public recital.
This semester will involve an early discussion with the teacher regarding the programme and the suitability of repertoire for the student's individual presentation. Students will be supported through opportunities to present aspects of their recital work during performance workshop. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform a public recital demonstrating sound analytical, harmonic, stylistic, technical, interpretive and musical awareness in their specific recital repertoire.
PRCN4207 Percussion 7 (Extended)

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lessons/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop or unit specific class/week Prerequisites: PRCN3206 Assessment: 1 x teacher grade (50%), unit assessment including at least 2 performances at Performance Workshop (50%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students
This unit comes prior to the final recital requirements of Principal Study 8. Students should use this unit to reflect on previous instrumental strengths and weaknesses, determine a recital programme that will enable them to demonstrate their musical proficiency, creativity, artistry and mastery of their instrument/voice and specific musical genres. Students work in close relation to their teachers and participate in performance workshop. On completion of this unit the students should be able to perform with considerable technical facility, awareness of stylistic diversity, and a sense of their individual creativity.
PRCN4208 Percussion 8 (Extended)

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Daryl Pratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1hr lessons/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop or unit specific class/week including at least 2 performances in the Performance Workshop Prerequisites: PRCN4207 Assessment: 1 x 50min public recital at senior level (80%), 1 x teacher grade (20%). Students must pass both assessments. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) students. ACCP3611/3612/3613 Recital Preparation 1, 2 or 3 must be taken by students who wish to use Faculty Accompaniment staff for their public recital.
In this unit, students prepare for their final recital programme. Students will present a public senior recital that will be assessed by a panel. They will undertake individual lessons that will focus on their artistic and technical performance preparation. On completion of this unit students should be able to perform a public recital with high levels of musical and interpretive awareness, technical facility, an interest and involvement in the art form, and a display of flair, creativity and empathy with other performers.