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ENSE1041: Choir 1

Rehearsals prepare members for public concerts at the end of each semester. The music chosen covers oratorio and large choral works in association with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, or the Early Music Ensemble. No auditions required. (Rehearsals are usually held on Thursdays, refer to timetable for details).

Code ENSE1041
Academic unit Conducting
Credit points 3

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate accuracy of intonation
  • LO2. demonstrate vocal technique appropriate to ensemble situations
  • LO3. demonstrate choral blend through matching of vowel colour and attention to dynamics
  • LO4. demonstrate language skills in a number of languages
  • LO5. demonstrate rhythmic accuracy, coherence and the ability to follow the conductor and the resultant musical flexibility to achieve artistic goals
  • LO6. demonstrate ensemble skills (through paying attention to the above)
  • LO7. demonstrate stylistic skills related to repertoire
  • LO8. demonstrate sight reading skills
  • LO9. demonstrate a commitment to maintaining a high level of concentration during rehearsals and performances
  • LO10. demonstrate adequate preparation and professional conduct, including punctuality, full participation and responsibility for music scores, pencils and other appropriate materials required at rehearsals.
  • LO11. demonstrate the ability to reflect on the performance practice of others