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MUS3280

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)David Griffiths and Graeme Smith

Synopsis

The unit is taught through interactive seminars and workshops addressing the relevant issues associated with the formation and management of an ensemble, repertoire and composition/arrangement/orchestration of scores for the ensemble and its musical direction.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should have gained an introduction to ensemble direction and management through the development of composition/arranging skills, baton techniques, score preparation and rehearsal techniques for both standard and diverse ensemble orchestrations

Assessment

Written work: 30%
Practical performance and composition: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Graeme Smith

Contact hours

2 hours per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Music

Co-requisites

MUS3290

Prohibitions

MUS3980, MUS3990