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Performance Honours A - PERF4610

Year - 2020

Performance Honours is both a completion at a high standard of an academic education in performance, and a preparation for postgraduate study in music. Intending Honours students should speak to the unit coordinator before enrolling. Honours requirements are: the presentation of both a concerto-style performance (normally in semester 7) as well as a public recital (normally in semester 8), the latter with accompanying critical notes, a dissertation, attendance at Research Methods Intensive Welcome Week, attendance at the Dissertation Seminar, and participation in either ensemble, orchestral, vocal diction or chamber music studies.

Classes
Research Methods Intensive in Welcome Week, 2 hr Dissertation Seminar/week in semester 1, 12 hours supervision and 24 hours instrumental lessons across two semesters including performance workshops, plus participation across two semesters in either ensemble, orchestral, vocal diction or chamber music studies as appropriate.

Assessment
A concerto-style or equivalent performance (up to 25 mins or 40mins for jazz students) (20%); Honours public recital of 45-50 minutes (30%); Critical notes (2,000-2,500 words) (10%); 8,000 -10,000 word thesis including Dissertation Seminar (30%); participation in ensemble/performance classes (10%)

Additional information
Must achieve distinction in performance and all written subjects before taking this unit of study. A staff accompanist will be available to work with the candidate in 8 hours of rehearsal for concerto-style performance and for the final public Recital (semester 2) where this is appropriate to the needs of the performance and approved in advance.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Performance Studies (SCM)
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Performance Studies (SCM)
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Helen Mitchell
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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