Students will develop an approach to repertoire choice and development that will support their technical development. This semester focuses on the technical development with the aim of improving musical expression through their repertoire choice. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate sound musical and technical skills that will underpin their instrumental studies at higher levels.
1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week or unit specific classes
Teacher Assessment - Preparation, Commitment, Attitude (25%); Teacher Assessment - Performance (25%); 1 x 10-15 minute jury exam (50%). Students must pass all assessments. 100% attendance required at Performance Workshop, Instrumental Classes and masterclasses as appropriate.