In this unit students will negotiate with their teacher a programme of study that will support their musical development. Students work in close collaboration with each other and gain experience of peer learning and creative expression through performance workshops. They will have opportunities to perform in performance workshop and develop their performance analytic skill through critique of peers in the class. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.
9 x 1hr lessons/semester, 3 master classes/semester, 1 x 2hr performance workshop as scheduled over the semester.
Teacher Assessment - Preparation, Commitment, Attitude (50%). Teacher Assessment - Performance (Excluding Jury Exams) (50%). 100% attendance required at Performance Workshop, Instrumental Class and masterclasses as appropriate.
This unit is not available to Bachelor of Music (Performance) and Diploma of Music (Performance) students.