Performance and Ensembles

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Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following unit has been cancelled for 2021:

EMUS2500 Historically Informed Style Workshop

1/2/2021
2.

The following units are available as Performance electives:

CMPN1310 Percussion Composition Workshop Credit Points: 3 Session:  Semester 1

CMPN1010 Creative Vocal Ensemble Credit points: Session: Semester 2
Asssumed knowledge: Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software. Prerequsites: CMPN1331 or CMPN1601
Note: Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software highly recommended.

CMPN3636 Live Electronic Music Performance Credit points: Session: Semester 1
Asssumed knowledge: Students enrolling in this Unit of Study are expected to have previous experience with music technology, including recording and music creation software. Students will be expected to perform. Prerequsites:  (CMPN1013 or MUSC2653) and (CMPN1631 or CMPN1632)

8/2/2021
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Performance and Ensembles

Performance and Ensemble units apply to students undertaking all BMusic and Diploma of Music courses. Students must select the specific Performance or Ensemble units listed in the relevant degree enrolment pattern.

Chamber Music

CHMB1301
Chamber Music 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB1302
Chamber Music 2
3    P CHMB1301
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB2303
Chamber Music 3
3    P CHMB1302
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB2304
Chamber Music 4 (CPW)
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB3305
Chamber Music 5
3    P CHMB2304 or CHMB2303
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHMB3306
Chamber Music 6
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS1671
Continuo 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS1672
Continuo 2
3    P EMUS1671
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2673
Continuo 3
3    P EMUS1672
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2674
Continuo 4
3    P EMUS2673
Semester 1
Semester 2

Conducting

PERF3000
Conducting 1
3      Semester 1
PERF3001
Conducting 2
3      Semester 2

Ensemble Studies

Brass Ensemble
BRSS1000
Brass Ensemble 1
3   

Admission subject to audition
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS1001
Brass Ensemble 2
3    P BRSS1000
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS2000
Brass Ensemble 3
3    P BRSS1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS2001
Brass Ensemble 4
3    P BRSS2000
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS3000
Brass Ensemble 5
3    P BRSS2001
Semester 1
Semester 2
BRSS3001
Brass Ensemble 6
3    P BRSS3000
Semester 1
Semester 2
Choir
ENSE1041
Choir 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1042
Choir 2
3    P ENSE1041
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2043
Choir 3
3    P ENSE1042
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2044
Choir 4
3    P ENSE2043
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3045
Choir 5
3    P ENSE2044
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3046
Choir 6
3    P ENSE3045
Semester 1
Semester 2
Chamber Choir
ENSE1601
Chamber Choir 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1
Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1602
Chamber Choir 2
6    P ENSE1601


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2603
Chamber Choir 3
6    P ENSE1602


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2604
Chamber Choir 4
6    P ENSE2603


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3605
Chamber Choir 5
6    P ENSE2604


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3606
Chamber Choir 6
6    P ENSE3605


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Chinese Music Ensemble
PERF2604
Chinese Music Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF2605
Chinese Music Ensemble 2
6    P PERF2604
Semester 2
PERF3606
Chinese Music Ensemble 3
6    P PERF2605
Semester 1
PERF3607
Chinese Music Ensemble 4
6    P PERF3606
Semester 2
PERF3608
Chinese Music Ensemble 5 (Advanced)
6    P PERF3607
Semester 1
PERF3609
Chinese Music Ensemble 6 (Advanced)
6    P PERF3608
Semester 2
Drum Set Ensemble
DRUM1301
Drum Set Ensemble 1
3    A Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. In addition, participants must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Performance degree, with a principal study in Drum Set.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DRUM1302
Drum Set Ensemble 2
3    A Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. In addition, participants must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Performance degree, with a principal study in Drum Set.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DRUM2303
Drum Set Ensemble 3
3    P DRUM1302
Semester 1
Semester 2
DRUM2304
Drum Set Ensemble 4
3    P DRUM2303
Semester 1
Semester 2
Flute Ensemble
WIND1301
Flute Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND1302
Flute Ensemble 2
3    P WIND1301
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2303
Flute Ensemble 3
3    P WIND1302
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2304
Flute Ensemble 4
3    P WIND2303
Semester 1
Semester 2
Gamelan
ENSE2300
Gamelan 1
3      Intensive July
ENSE2301
Gamelan 2

This unit of study is not available in 2021

3    P ENSE2300
Semester 2
Guitar Ensemble
STRG1039
Guitar Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG1040
Guitar Ensemble 2
3    P STRG1039
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2035
Guitar Ensemble 3
3    P STRG1040
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG2036
Guitar Ensemble 4
3    P STRG2035
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3037
Guitar Ensemble 5
3    P STRG2036
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG3038
Guitar Ensemble 6
3    P STRG3037
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4041
Guitar Ensemble 7
3    P STRG3038
Semester 1
Semester 2
STRG4042
Guitar Ensemble 8
3    P STRG4041
Semester 1
Semester 2
Improvised Music Ensemble
IMPR1001
Improvised Music Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
IMPR1002
Improvised Music Ensemble 2
3    P IMPR1001
Semester 2
IMPR2003
Improvised Music Ensemble 3
3    P IMPR1002 or IMPR1612
Semester 1
IMPR2004
Improvised Music Ensemble 4
3    P IMPR2003
Semester 2
IMPR3005
Improvised Music Ensemble 5
3      Semester 1
IMPR3006
Improvised Music Ensemble 6
3      Semester 2
IMPR4007
Improved Music Ensemble 7
3    P IMPR3006


The unit is is also offered as an elective through audition for students of other musical disciplines.
Semester 1
IMPR4008
Improved Music Ensemble 8
3    P IMPR4007


The unit is is also offered as an elective through audition for students of other musical disciplines.
Semester 2
Jazz Ensemble
JAZZ1611
Jazz Ensemble 1
6   

Jazz students must attend the Large Ensemble auditions for placement in one of the large ensembles; Non-jazz students can apply to the Unit coordinator to audition for entry to either the Large or Small Jazz Ensemble 1-8 electives.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1612
Jazz Ensemble 2
6    P JAZZ1611
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2613
Jazz Ensemble 3
6    P JAZZ1612
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2614
Jazz Ensemble 4
6    P JAZZ2613
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3615
Jazz Ensemble 5
6    P JAZZ2614
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3616
Jazz Ensemble 6
6    P JAZZ3615
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4617
Jazz Ensemble 7
6    P JAZZ3616
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4618
Jazz Ensemble 8
6    P JAZZ4617
Semester 1
Semester 2
Jazz Large Ensemble Elective
JAZZ1000
Jazz Large Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1001
Jazz Large Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1000


Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2002
Jazz Large Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1001


Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2003
Jazz Large Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2002
Semester 1
Semester 2
Jazz Small Ensemble Elective
JAZZ1029
Jazz Small Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1030
Jazz Small Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1029
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2026
Jazz Small Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1030
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2027
Jazz Small Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2026
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3012
Jazz Small Ensemble 5
3    P JAZZ2027
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3013
Jazz Small Ensemble 6
3    P JAZZ3012
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ4014
Jazz Small Ensemble 7
3    P JAZZ3013
Semester 1
JAZZ4015
Jazz Small Ensemble 8
3    P JAZZ4014
Semester 1
Saxophone Orchestra
WIND1016
Saxophone Orchestra 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND1017
Saxophone Orchestra 2
3    P WIND1016
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2016
Saxophone Orchestra 3
3    P WIND1017
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2017
Saxophone Orchestra 4
3    P WIND2016
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3018
Saxophone Orchestra 5
3    P WIND2017
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3019
Saxophone Orchestra 6
3    P WIND3018
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND4030
Saxophone Orchestra 7
3    P WIND3019
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND4031
Saxophone Orchestra 8
3    P WIND4030
Semester 1
Semester 2

Historical Performance

EMUS1661
Early Keyboard Class 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS1662
Early Keyboard Class 2
3    P EMUS1661
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2663
Early Keyboard Class 3
3    P EMUS1662
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS2664
Early Keyboard Class 4
3    P EMUS2663
Semester 1
Semester 2
EMUS1670
Pre-Baroque Practice
6      Semester 2
EMUS2500
Historically Informed Style Workshop
6      Semester 1

Jazz Performance

Jazz Improvisation
JAZZ1007
Jazz Improvisation 2
3    P JAZZ1601
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2006
Jazz Improvisation 3
3    P JAZZ1007
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2007
Jazz Improvisation 4
3    P JAZZ2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
Jazz Piano
JAZZ1025
Jazz Piano 1
3    A To have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understanding and basic ability to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs
Semester 1
JAZZ1026
Jazz Piano 2
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii-V-I progressions.
P JAZZ1025
Semester 2
JAZZ2022
Jazz Piano 3
3    A Jazz quaver articulation; chord tones, to play 4-5 jazz standards reading from leadsheets with logical voicing. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii V I progressions
P JAZZ1026
Semester 1
JAZZ2023
Jazz Piano 4
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. A knowledge of at least 6-8 jazz standards, and the ability to play these tunes from memory or from leadsheets, producing logical and creative harmonic voice leading. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues, ii V I progressions, and interpret voice leading from reading chord symbols on leadsheets.
P JAZZ2022
Semester 2
Rhythm Awareness and Analysis
JAZZ3301
Rhythm Awareness/Analysis
3   

Non-Jazz degree students may take this unit after completion of their Principal Study 4 with the approval of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
Jazz Vocal Workshop
JAZZ2030
Jazz Vocal Workshop 1
3      Semester 1
JAZZ2031
Jazz Vocal Workshop 2
3    P JAZZ2030
Semester 2

Orchestral Studies

ENSE1618
Orchestral Studies 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1619
Orchestral Studies 2
6    P ENSE1618
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2005
Orchestral Studies 3
6    P ENSE1619
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2016
Orchestral Studies 4
6    P ENSE2005
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3017
Orchestral Studies 5
6    P ENSE2016
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3018
Orchestral Studies 6
6    P ENSE3017
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4021
Orchestral Studies 7
6    P ENSE3018
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4022
Orchestral Studies 8
6    P ENSE4021
Semester 1
Semester 2
Orchestral Studies for Specialised Instruments
ENSE1018
Orchestral Experience 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1022
Orchestral Experience 2
3    P ENSE1018
Semester 1
Semester 2
Organ Resources
ORGN1008
Organ Resources 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ORGN1009
Organ Resources 2
3    P ORGN1008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ORGN2008
Organ Resources 3
3    P ORGN1009
Semester 1
Semester 2
ORGN2009
Organ Resources 4
3    P ORGN2008
Semester 1
Semester 2
Woodwind Classes
WIND2018
Woodwind Class 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND2019
Woodwind Class 2
3    P WIND2018
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3020
Woodwind Class 3
3    P WIND2019
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3021
Woodwind Class 4
3    P WIND3020
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3036
Woodwind Class 5
3    P WIND3021
Semester 1
Semester 2
WIND3037
Woodwind Class 6
3    P WIND3036
Semester 1
Semester 2

Composer Performer Workshop

CMPN3000
Composer Performer Workshop 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN3001
Composer Performer Workshop 2
3    P CMPN3000
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN4000
Composer Performer Workshop 3
3    P CMPN3001
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN4001
Composer Performer Workshop 4
3    P CMPN4000
Semester 1
Semester 2

Popular and Contemporary Performance

ENSE1311
Tango Ensemble

This unit of study is not available in 2021

3   

entry by audition only
Semester 1
MUSC1300
Popular Music Ensemble
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
MUSC2612
Music Performance
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 5 minutes and a brief interview. Must have 18 credit points of 1000-level units from any discipline or faculty.
Semester 1
MUSC2613
Music Ensembles Performance
6    P MUSC2612
Semester 2

Recital Preparation

CPNO3611
Recital Preparation 1
3   

This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended or by special permission from the UoS coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO3612
Recital Preparation 2
3   

This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended or by special permission from the UoS coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO3613
Recital Preparation 3
3   

This subject is only available to students enrolled in principal study 6 or 8 Extended or by special permission from the UoS coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Vocal Studies

VSAO1211
Italian Essentials for Singers
6      Semester 2
VSAO1212
German Essentials for Singers
6      Semester 1
VSAO1300
Classical Singer's Repertoire Book
6      Semester 2
VSAO2313
French Essentials for Singers
6      Semester 1
VSAO3645
Diction for Performance 1
3      Semester 2
VSAO3646
Diction for Performance 2
3    P VSAO3645
Semester 1
VSAO4647
Diction for Performance 3
3    P VSAO3646
Semester 2
VSAO4648
Diction for Performance 4
3    P VSAO4647
Semester 1
Semester 2