Drumset Principal Study

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Drum Set Principal Study units

Drum set principal study requirements applies to students in the following degrees. Specific requirements are listed in the relevant Non-orchestral enrolment pattern.
(a) BMusic (Performance):
(i) 72 credit points in Drum set 1-2; 3-8 (extended).
(b) BMusic/BAdvanced Studies (Performance):
(i) 72 credit points in Drum set 1-2; 3-8 (extended).
(c) BMusic (Music Education):
(i) 24 credit points in Drum set 1-4.
(d) Diploma of Music:
(i) 24 credit points in Drum set 1-4.
Drum set 5-8 (Extended) will be introduced from 2022.
DRUM1601 Drum Set 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Simon Barker Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: weekly lessons Assumed knowledge: Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. Assessment: 1 x Final exam- Teacher Grade (60%), 1 x Final exam Process Assessment (30%), 1 x continuous assessment/engagement with materials (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The subject will offer students a firm technical and theoretical grounding, a range of problem-solving skills, and a variety of developmental processes, thus equipping students with a broad skill set to face challenges associated within an ever changing and evolving music industry landscape. In addition, students will be provided with a broad historical perspective, as well as a large pool of creative co-ordination processes associated with a range of stylistic areas to equip individuals with a thorough grounding in time-keeping, motion-based problem solving, stylistic knowledge and ability, and procedural problem-solving and critical thinking.
DRUM1602 Drum Set 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Simon Barker Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: weekly lessons Prerequisites: DRUM1601 Assumed knowledge: Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. Assessment: 1 x Final exam- Teacher Grade (60%), 1 x Final exam Process Assessment (30%), 1 x continuous assessment/engagement with materials (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The subject will offer students a firm technical and theoretical grounding, a range of problem-solving skills, and a variety of developmental processes, thus equipping students with a broad skill set to face challenges associated within an ever changing and evolving music industry landscape. In addition, students will be provided with a broad historical perspective, as well as a large pool of creative co-ordination processes associated with a range of stylistic areas to equip individuals with a thorough grounding in time-keeping, motion-based problem solving, stylistic knowledge and ability, and procedural problem-solving and critical thinking.
DRUM2603 Drum Set 3 (Extended)

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Simon Barker Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1 hour individual lesson per week Prerequisites: DRUM1602 Assessment: 1 x skills-based assessment (60%); 1 x skills-based evaluation (30%); 1 x class mark based on participation, communication and leadership (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Drum Set 3 (extended) represents the third semester of the principle study component of Bachelor of Music Performance Drum Set. Each semester of study consists of 13 individual lessons with a specialist teacher. The unit will offer students a firm technical and theoretical grounding, a range of problem solving skills, and a variety of developmental processes, thus equipping students with a broad skill set to face challenges associated within an ever changing and evolving music industry landscape. In addition, students will be provided with a broad historical perspective, as well as a large pool of creative co-ordination processes associated with a range of stylistic areas so as to equip individuals with a thorough grounding in time-keeping, motion-based problem solving, stylistic knowledge and ability, and procedural problem-solving and critical thinking.
DRUM2604 Drum Set 4 (Extended)

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Simon Barker Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 1 hour individual lesson per week Prerequisites: DRUM2603 Assessment: 1 x skills-based assessment (70%); 1 x skills-based evaluation (30%); 1 x class mark based on participation, communication and leadership (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Drum Set 4 (extended) represents the fourth semester of the principle study component of the Bachelor of Music Performance Drum Set. Each semester of study consists of 13 individual lessons with a specialist teacher. The unit will offer students a firm technical and theoretical grounding, a range of problem solving skills, and a variety of developmental processes, thus equipping students with a broad skill set to face challenges associated within an ever changing and evolving music industry landscape. In addition, students will be provided with a broad historical perspective, as well as a large pool of creative co-ordination processes associated with a range of stylistic areas so as to equip individuals with a thorough grounding in time-keeping, motion-based problem solving, stylistic knowledge and ability, and procedural problem-solving and critical thinking.