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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.
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.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
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.
All students on the BMus Ed or BMus MusCom programmes are strongly advised to undertake additional study sessions in piano. The focus of these piano sessions will be on vocational piano skills.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Resit: Performance recital, resit essay for the essay component.
Ongoing assessment as part of one-to-one tuition.
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.