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 expected to demonstrate a range of underpinning theoretical knowledge in general musicianship. Students will also be implementing itheir understanding of musicological concepts relating to musical repertoire and performance. Students are guided in setting goals, strategies, exercises and practice routines for future professional contexts. The primary focus of the unit is the creation and preparation of a program of musical works 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. Produce and perform musical works at a graduale level in relation to style, technique and expression;  
  2. Collaborate effectively within group contexts;  
  3. Critically reflect on their academic and musical learning and achievements;  
  4. Develop and demonstrate a program of technical musical work appropriate to instrument/voice;  
  5. Articulate appropriate musical nomenclature in relation to music production activities.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Creative Works Technical Musician Practical Exam & Interview 20%
Creative Works Musical works - collaborative (equivalent to 60 minutes) 30%
Creative Works Musical works - independent (equivalent to 60 minutes) 30%
Exercise Notation of a Musical Chart 20%

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