Discipline of Music

Foundational Practical Studies A


Aim: Foundational Practical Studies A provides beginner training for instrumental and vocal performers. The module helps students to develop basic instrumental/vocal/dancing fluency; to read basic musical notation fluently; to develop a working knowledge of basic instrumental/vocal repertoire; to develop basic skills in performing in musical groups.

Content: Beginner instrumental/vocal technique, beginner strategies for effective practice, beginner exercises in notational reading fluency, varied beginner instrumental/vocal repertoire, beginner ensemble technique and practice.


Class and ensemble assessments (50%), practical and ensemble examinations (50%)

DP Requirements

Attendance at 80% of contact lectures as per register, 100% of ensemble rehearsals.

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