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.
1.5 hr lecture/prac workshop/wk
Preparation/participation (25%), Continual progress (50%), Written assessment (25%)
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.