Vocal Studies for the Primary Classroom

Course code MUSI2016
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course aims at providing students with the skills to organise and implement vocal/choral programs suited to the primary school context, with an emphasis on establishing primary choirs. Vocal training techniques, selection and adaptation of appropriate repertoire and conducting skills will be the focus of the course.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Skills in the selection and adaptation of suitable repertoire.

2. Effective conducting techniques.

3. Appropriate vocal techniques.

4. Part singing in choral groups.

5. Organisational skills for primary school choral groups.

Content

The course will involve workshops where students will be given musical concepts and practical hands on experience in vocal techniques as well as leading and conducting choral groups.

Requisites

This course is not available to students in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts programs.Students enrolled in the programs Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Music, are not permitted to enrol in this course if already enrolled as a vocal major student.

Assumed Knowledge

AART1010 Foundation in Creative Arts (Music strand)

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assessment 1 - Song selection from ABC Sing 2009

Written Assignment: Assessment 2 - Resource Material

Practical Demonstration: Assessment 3 - Teach/Conduct Ability Demonstration

Practical Demonstration: Assessment 4 - Unison song

Contact Hours

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term