MUSCLASS 2010 - Classical Performance 2A

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2015

Students undertake intensive 1:1 tuition in their chosen instrument (9 hours per semester). Students must enrol in the relevant tuition class for their specialisation. Through the study of appropriate repertoire and technical exercises, students will develop their individual technical and musical potential, together with a sound understanding of interpretive principles and performance skills. Students are also expected to undertake a minimum of 21 hours per week of structured individual practice as designated by their instrumental teacher including repertoire study and a wide variety of technical exercises relevant to the student's chosen instrument. Students are expected to further their development of their specialisation in Classical Performance 2B.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MUSCLASS 2010
    Course Classical Performance 2A
    Coordinating Unit Elder Conservatorium of Music
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 9 hours per semester
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites MUSCLASS 1010 and MUSCLASS 1020
    Corequisites MUSCLASS 2100A/B
    Incompatible PERF 2500A/B
    Assumed Knowledge Assumed private structured learning and practice
    Restrictions Available to Bachelor of Music students only
    Course Description Students undertake intensive 1:1 tuition in their chosen instrument (9 hours per semester). Students must enrol in the relevant tuition class for their specialisation. Through the study of appropriate repertoire and technical exercises, students will develop their individual technical and musical potential, together with a sound understanding of interpretive principles and performance skills. Students are also expected to undertake a minimum of 21 hours per week of structured individual practice as designated by their instrumental teacher including repertoire study and a wide variety of technical exercises relevant to the student's chosen instrument. Students are expected to further their development of their specialisation in Classical Performance 2B.
    Course Staff
    Coordinator
    Associate Professor Elizabeth Koch OAM
    83135343
    LG15 Elder Hall

    Heads of Studies:

    Brass
    Howard Parkinson
    8313 5129
    Schulz 805

    Keyboard
    Lucinda Collins
    8313 5966
    LG08 Elder Hall

    Percussion
    Amanda Grigg
    8313 3666
    Madley G08

    Strings
    Associate Professor Keith Crellin OAM
    8313 3673
    LG21 Elder Hall

    Woodwind
    Associate Professor Elizabeth Koch OAM
    83135343
    LG15 Elder Hall


    Main Music Office: Schulz Building, level 2.
    8313 5995


    Contact email:

    To contact staff by email:

    firstname.lastname@adelaide.edu.au


    Staff availability for students: By appointment (email or telephone to arrange).
    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes

    Through the study of appropriate repertoire and technical exercises, students will develop their individual technical and musical potential, together with a sound understanding of interpretive principles and performance skills. Students are also expected to undertake a minimum of 21 hours per week of structured individual practice as designated by their instrumental teacher including repertoire study and a wide variety of technical exercises relevant to the student’s chosen instrument. Students are expected to further their development of their specialisation in Classical Performance 2B. The study of Classical Performance 2A contributes to the broader music curriculum for the degree programs through building a strong technical foundation, improving knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of repertoire and through a commitment to learning the required skills for the music profession.

    The objectives of this course are to:
    1. Develop musical performance skills that display accuracy, fluency, advanced technical skills and a mature expressive sense along with a strong conceptual and interpretative understanding of the chosen and prescribed works.
    2. Develop effective practising strategies which arise from independent, imaginative and creative approaches to problem solving including the use of contemporary technologies.
    3. Develop critical understanding of own and others’ musical performances in relation to the standards required for professional endeavour.
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
    Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised. 1,3
    The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. 2
    An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. 2
    Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication. 2
    A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies. 2
    A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life. 1,2
    A commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavour and the ability to take a leadership role in the community. 1
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources

    As appropriate for practical specialisation:

    1. Scores of repertoire prescribed by instrumental teacher (Elder Music Library houses an excellent collection of scores available for loan to students). Original music must be used for examinations.
    2. Technical workbooks as required by instrumental teacher for your specific instrument specialisation.
    3. Engagement of the services of a professional accompanist for lessons (if required), performance examinations and other performances.
    4. A good quality recording device to record practice and performances on a regular basis.
    5. Metronome, tuner, pencil & eraser, ear plugs - as needed
    Recommended Resources

    Regular listening to a wide range of performances. Students can listen to works through the library's Naxos subscription (see library catalogue, search using Naxos as the title and limit search to ‘electronic resources’. You will be prompted to enter your uni ID number and password to access the Naxos catalogue). There is a wealth of material available for listening (but not downloading). The link to the Naxos catalogue is as follows:
    http://proxy.library.adelaide.edu.au/login?url=http://uoa.naxosmusiclibrary.com/ 

    The Music Resources Guide contains quick links to key music databases for scholarly research and online listening. It also contains links to websites of publicly available online scores, collected editions, and professional associations. Here too you can find a regularly updated list of new books, scores, CDs and DVDs available in the Elder Music Library.
    http://libguides.adelaide.edu.au/music 

    Online Learning

    This Course Profile will be placed on MyUni – see “My Performance Classical”, Course Information section.

    In the Course Materials section, there are folders set up for Performance Forum and for Technique and Repertoire classes, with the latter being divided for the various practical areas namely: Brass, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Voice and Woodwind.

    In the Groups section, these practical areas are designated as Groups and can be accessed by students.

  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

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    Workload

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    Learning Activities Summary

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  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary

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    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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