Practical Music 3A

Unit code: ACO3011 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park


This unit develops 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 theoretical knowledge in general musicianship. Students are assisted in investigating and understanding musicological concepts relating to musical repertoire and performance. Students are guided in setting goals, strategies, exercises and practice routines.

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. Demonstrate appropriate reflection on academic and musical progress ;
  4. Develop and demonstrate a program of technical musical work appropriate to instrument/voice; and
  5. Articulate appropriate musical nomenclature in relation to music production activities.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Journal
Grade: 30%
Musical works - independant.
Assessment type: Exercise
Grade: 20%
Charts for musical works
Assessment type: Creative Works
Grade: 20%
Technical Musicianship Practical Exam and Verbal Reflective Interview
Assessment type: Creative Works
Grade: 30%
Musical works - collaborative.

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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