The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This is a practical course in music performance and presentation in collaborative settings. These settings include rehearsed performances and creative work though improvisation.

Works performed are selected from a wide variety of musical styles and repertoires. The course calls for a foundational level of critical reflection on rehearsals and creative practice, including collaborative challenges, the rehearsal process and creative thinking through improvisation


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Perform in collaborative contexts at an introductory level.

2. Demonstrate a professional attitude to the requirements of rehearsals and performances.

3. Communicate a foundational level understanding of collaborative roles and processes through critical reflective practice

4. Think creatively and listen critically in an improvisatory setting

5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the various roles in musical collaborations


Content

1.Collaborative experiences through rehearsals, performances and workshops2.Improvised exercises in music making 


Requisite

To enrol in this course students must be active in the Bachelor of Music (10646, 40045) or the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts (10910, 40048 or 40120) program.


Assumed knowledge

MUSI1461Collaborative Music Making 1This is a practical course in music performance and presentation in collaborative settings. These settings include rehearsed performances and creative work though improvisation.

Works performed are selected from a wide variety of musical styles and repertoires. The course calls for a foundational level of critical reflection on rehearsals and creative practice, including collaborative challenges, the rehearsal process and creative thinking through improvisationFEDUAFaculty of Education and Arts466School of Creative Industries1010005940Semester 1 - 2019NCLE_CITYNewcastle City Precinct2019There is no assumed knowledge for the course other than the entry requirements for the program (i.e. audition and minimum academic standard).1.Collaborative experiences through rehearsals, performances and workshops2.Improvised exercises in music making  YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Perform in collaborative contexts at an introductory level.2Demonstrate a professional attitude to the requirements of rehearsals and performances.3Communicate a foundational level understanding of collaborative roles and processes through critical reflective practice4Think creatively and listen critically in an improvisatory setting5Demonstrate a basic understanding of the various roles in musical collaborations To enrol in this course students must be active in the Bachelor of Music (10646, 40045) or the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts (10910, 40048 or 40120) program.Performance: Assessment Performance - Group (ensemble) and Individual ParticipationPractical Demonstration: Individual and Group ImprovisationWritten Assignment: Written reflective practice assignment Newcastle City PrecinctTutorialFace to Face On Campus3hour(s)per Week for0Full Term03 hour tutorial comprise of:

2 hours per week rehearsals, performances and workshops.

1 hour per week Improvisation class.


Assessment items

Performance: Assessment Performance - Group (ensemble) and Individual Participation

Practical Demonstration: Individual and Group Improvisation

Written Assignment: Written reflective practice assignment


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

3 hour tutorial comprise of: 2 hours per week rehearsals, performances and workshops. 1 hour per week Improvisation class.