Practical Music 2B

Unit code: ACO2012 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson


This unit further develops technical, interpretive and self-evaluation skills in music practice. Students are assisted in evaluating their technical, interpretative and improvisation skills. Students are further instructed in a range of underpinning theoretical knowledge in general musicianship. Students are assisted in investigating and understanding extended musicological concepts relating to musical repertoire and performance. Students are guided in setting goals, strategies, exercises and practice routines. The primary focus of the unit is the creation and preparation of an advanced program of musical works to present intermediate technical, improvisational and interpretive challenges.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Plan and produce an advanced program of musical works;
  2. Collaborate effectively within specific group musical contexts;
  3. Develop and maintain an advanced practice journal;
  4. Exhibit intermediate theoretical, interpretative skills and specific musicianship; and
  5. Articulate relevant musicological concepts in relation to advanced music production activities.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Exercise
Grade: 25%
Applied theory and aural exercises
Assessment type: Report
Grade: 25%
Evaluation of musicological issues using a range of media
Assessment type: Exercise
Grade: 25%
Demonstrate professional standards in studio practice
Assessment type: Performance
Grade: 25%
Group and solo musical performance

Required reading

There are no required readings for this unit. Learning materials will be provided by the lecturer.

As part of a course

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