MUM4960 - Chief practical study I
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Fintan Murphy
Students submit a unified program of works to be studied and performed or conducted, with an essay that examines issues of performance practice, analysis and history of the chosen repertoire. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons and instrumental/conducting workshops. Students arrange and present a public performance/lecture demonstration.
By the end of this unit, students should have developed a high level of performance or conducting and programming skills and knowledge of style through presentation of an extended concert or recital and program booklet and organising a successful performance event.
Essay on repertoire (2000 words): 15%
60-minute performance or lecture/demonstration: 85%
Students who fail the unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit. These students will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.
2 hours (1 x 1 hour individual lesson and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week
Admission by audition.