MUSPERF 7027 - Professional Project V
North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2019
General Course Information
Course Code MUSPERF 7027 Course Professional Project V Coordinating Unit Elder Conservatorium of Music Term Semester 2 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 6 Contact Up to 6 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Prerequisites Audition Incompatible PERF 7021 Assumed Knowledge Advanced specialist skills to read music and play an instrument Restrictions Available to MMus(PerfSt) students only Course Description This course allows candidates to select an activity that complements their major study. It comprises activities that enhance specialist knowledge of music performance, an understanding of ethical practices and contribute to professional growth to an advanced level to assist with entry into the profession. A professional placement, lecture demonstration, detailed score analysis or professional grant or professional placement application may be negotiated as part of the assessment for the course.
Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Elizabeth KochLG14 Elder Building
+61 313 5343
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Exhibit facility in working within the genres and styles associated with the musical specialisation concerned.
2. Demonstrate familiarity with the overarching structure of music and its role as an expressive art
3. Display flexibility of musical thought and judgement within the musical specialisation concerned
4. Show independence, initiative and a desire for continued self-improvement as a musician
5. Show an understanding of the professional musical world, its musical standards and the context in which the specialisation concerned operates
University Graduate Attributes
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
1,2 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
1,2,3 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
3 Career and leadership readiness
- technology savvy
- professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
- forward thinking and well informed
- tested and validated by work based experiences
4 Intercultural and ethical competency
- adept at operating in other cultures
- comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
- Able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
- demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
5 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
Required ResourcesAs appropriate for the Professional Project activity. Discuss with coordinator.
All music for ensembles will be provided.
Recommended ResourcesRegular listening to a variety of performances is recommended. 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 In the Music Resources Guide:
http://libguides.adelaide.edu.au/music - you will find links to both Naxos and Naxos Jazz under “Quick Links” on the left side of the page.
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.
Music Online: Access to online music from library’s other Music Database (Music Online – incorporating Classical Music Library, Jazz Music Library, American Song, Contemporary World Music and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries) is now integrated in Library Search – just type the work you require into the general Library Search box and narrow down appropriately.
Online Learninghttp://www.adelaide.edu.au/library/about/libraries/eml/Oxford Music Online is a portal that enables searching in Grove Music Online and other Oxford reference content in the one location. Students can access Oxford Music Online which houses Grove music online through the link on the Elder Music Library website at: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/library/about/libraries/eml/internet_resources/
Grove music online [electronic resource] can also be located as a title search through the library catalogue. Course documents, including the Course Outline and assignments will be available on MyUni
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesStudents are expected to maintain 100% attendance at the negotiated activity.
Lessons should not be scheduled at times that conflict with any other required classes.
PGCW students may need to be available outside the formally designated teaching weeks in order to accommodate the full quota of scheduled rehearsals or other activities.
WorkloadThe information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.
Depending on the activity the workload will be provided by the staff member responsible for each ensemble or class.
For ensembles the actual contact hours and workload will vary depending on the ensemble/activity within which each students is placed.
Learning Activities SummaryA professional placement, lecture demonstration, detailed score analysis or professional grant or professional placement application may be undertaken as part of the course.
Specific Course RequirementsDiscuss the professional Project details with Coordinator
Attendance at all scheduled activities is 100%
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
A professional placement, lecture demonstration, detailed score analysis or professional grant or professional placement application may be negotiated as part of the assessment for the course.
These assesments align with Course Learning Objectives 1,2,3,4 and 5.
ASSESSMENT TASK Ensemble participation, other performance related activity, research project or negotiated assessment
Assessment DetailA professional placement, lecture demonstration, detailed score analysis or professional grant or professional placement application may be negotiated as part of the assessment for the course.
By negotation with the Course Coordinator.
These assessments align with Course Learning Objectives 1,2,3,4 and 5.
SubmissionSubmission in the first week of the examination period for this semester. Discuss with PGCW coordinator
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.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
Previous feedback is not available
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