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MU 1551

Course Co-ordinator: Dr F Jurgensen

Pre-requisite(s): Entry to a BMus Degree programme OR by audition.

Co-requisite(s): Performance 1

Note(s): Where students are studying more than one instrument/voice, they can elect in advance to have them equally weighted, or weighted in the proportion 80% (main instrument) and 20% (second instrument) for purposes of assessment.

Students select the pieces they work on in negotiation with their instrumental/voice tutor.

Normally 10 hours of individual instrumental or vocal lessons, plus attendance at all rehearsals and concerts for the nominated ensemble (i.e., at least 36 contact hours, depending on the ensemble).

Recital and essay of 2,000 words on an aspect of performance. Exemption may be granted for the essay for students with exemplary attendance at the nominated ensemble.

Students resit the failed assessments-the recital, and failed elements of the essay.