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MU3094: PRACTICAL MUSICIANSHIP SKILLS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 09:45


Course Overview

Practical Musicianship is a fully interactive course designed to develop students' musicianship skills whilst examining the pedagogy and resources required to transfer musicianship skills to participants in a diverse range of settings regardless of starting ability. Participatory music making, socio-cultural learning and experience of working in groups will be explored in this course.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Christopher Gray

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Bachelor of Music with Honours (Music and Communities) (Studied) or Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will consist of practical workshops that will prepare students with the pedagogical understanding necessary for their education and community music (ECM) placements. It will provide them with base-line skills in areas that will be necessary in their work as musicians engaging with a variety of diverse groups.

Skill areas:

  • Keyboard
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Rehearsing and Directing
  • Guitar
  • Improvisation

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours (Music and Communities)

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: In course assessments in each skill area (50%) and 20 minute formal presentation demonstrating skills in three chosen skill areas (50%).

Resit: In course assessments in each skill area (50%) (revisited) and 20 minute formal presentation demonstrating skills in three chosen skill areas (50%) (new).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Oral feedback will be provided by the lecturer on draft work during the year. Written feedback will be provided on report forms following submission of the assessment.

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