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Resource Class - Percussion - PRCN2006

Year - 2020

This unit provides students with an introduction to and performance experience on a wide range of percussion instruments. The aim of this unit is to: introduce students to performance techniques on orchestral, latin, ethnic and commercial percussion instruments; provide students with historical information about instruments in the percussion family; and enable students to assemble and perform basic maintenance on school percussion instruments. On completion students will be prepared to face the situations usually encountered in elementary classroom, and ensemble teaching of percussion instruments.

1 x 1.5hr lecture/week

Portfolio of Notes (20%), Drum kit Arrangement (10%) Percussion Ensemble Arrangement (20%), written exam ( 40%), practical assignment ( 10%)

Additional information
This unit is not available for Percussion students enrolled in a BMus degree.


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Percussion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Steve Machamer
HECS Band: 1
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