Discipline of Music

Foundational Practical Studies B

(MUSC102)

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. 

Assessment

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.