MUS3980 - Chief practical study V
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Fintan Murphy
Students prepare for a technical examination on their chief instrument. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part in an ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement. There is a written component of 2400 words
Students completing this unit will demonstrate a greater understanding of research based performance or composition and will have mastered the required body of technical work as set out in the technical syllabus.
Written work: 35%
Performance exam or composition: 65%
One x 1 hr individual lesson/week
One x 1 hr tutorial/week
Students who are repeating this unit will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.
A minimum of 60% in the recital component of MUS2990
Students who fail this unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit.