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MU2526: PERFORMANCE 4 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 07 Aug 2017 02:08


Course Overview

Instrumental/vocal study: students work on a one-to-one basis (10 x 1 hour lessons) with a specialist instrumental/vocal instructor and participate in workshops and master classes where appropriate. Students can elect to split their studies between two instruments and/or voice.

Ensemble: requires attendance at least one ensemble managed by the Music Department.

As part of this course students are required to attend concerts from the Music Department Concert Series. 

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Pauline Black

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course Aims

To provide students with the competence and versatility in instrumental and vocal skills which will enable them to perform effectively as professional musicians;
to contribute significantly to students' personal, musical and professional development by expanding their creative, artistic and aesthetic potential;
to further students' personal development by encouraging high standards of accomplishment in performance.

Main Learning Outcomes


By the end of the course students will be able to:

- demonstrate a range of instrumental and vocal techniques
- perform music to a high standard in solo and ensemble contexts
- demonstrate continuing expansion of their artistic and aesthetic potential

Where students are studying more than one instrument/voice, they can elect in advance to have them equally weighted, or weighted in the proportion 70% (main instrument) and 30% (second instrument) for purposes of assessment.

Further Information & Notes

All students on the BMus Ed or BMus MusCom programmes are strongly advised to undertake additional study in piano. The focus of these piano sessions will be on the development of relevant vocational skills. 

 
Students must have achieved a CGS award of C3 or higher in year 1 in order to be able to progress to this course in year 2.
 
Students select the pieces they work on in negotiation with their instrumental/voice tutor. Alongside instrumental and vocal lessons students are required to join one of the department's many ensembles working in weekly rehearsals towards high quality public performances. As part of this course students are required to attend concerts from the Music Department Concert Series. The course is assessed through a 15 minute recital at the end of the course and a tutor report.



Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor of Laws with Options in Music (Honours)

Contact Teaching Time

2 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

60% - Performance Recital of Main Study for 15 minutes or Main Study and Additional Study for 15 minutes (in total), (Where students are studying more than one instrument/voice, marks will be weighted in the proportion 70% (main instrument) and 30% (second instrument) for assessment purposes)

40% - Tutor report, completed by specialist tutor(s)

 

Resit

 

60% - Performance Recital of Main Study for 15 minutes or Main Study and Additional Study for 15 minutes (in total), (Where students are studying more than one instrument/voice, marks will be weighted in the proportion 70% (main instrument) and 30% (second instrument) for assessment purposes)

40% - Tutor report, completed by specialist tutor(s)

 

 

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Written feedback from performance exams will be provided to each student.

Tutor reports will be written specifically for the student with reference to feedback on work done as well as giving clear guidance in the form of next steps.

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