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ATS3820

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)David Griffiths

Notes

Previously coded MUS3290

Synopsis

Students are required to propose a program of works to be arranged and/or conducted for performance by an approved ensemble. Students meet with a supervisor to discuss the arrangements, develop approaches to interpretation, and refine baton techniques specific to their program choice.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should have developed the skills and knowledge required to successfully create musical materials for a potentially disparate group of musicians. In addition, they should be able to offer this group the musical and artistic direction necessary in realizing a successful musical performance. Therefore, students will gain intermediate skills in conducting, orchestration and ensemble management that will have been consolidated around one integrated project.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Paul Watt

Contact hours

2 hours per week

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

Music