This unit consolidates technical, interpretive and self-evaluation skills in music practice. Students are assisted in evaluating their technical, interpretative and improvisation skills. Students are instructed in a range of underpinning knowledge in general musicianship. Students are guided in setting goals, strategies, exercises and practice routines. A program of musical works is selected to present advanced technical, improvisational and interpretive challenges. 

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ACO3011 - Practical Music 3A

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Develop and produce musical works;  
  2. Collaborate effectively within group contexts;  
  3. Develop and maintain a written practice journal;  
  4. Exhibit advanced interpretative skills and overall musicianship; and  
  5. Articulate appropriate musical nomenclature in relation to music production activities.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Creative Works Musical works - collaborative (equivalent to 60 minutes) 30%
Creative Works Musical works - independent (equivalent to 60 minutes) 30%
Journal Electronic journal (1500 words) 20%
Other Observational report (equivalent to 500 words). 20%
There is a minimum requirement of 84% attendance per class, equal to 10 out of 12 workshops and 10 out of 12 tutorials.

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