Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Music Performance 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102553.1

Discipline: MUSIC

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Waldo Garrido


Assumed Knowledge
Students to undertake audition/interview. On entry into this unit students need to demonstrate that they can perform music at an equivalent level of the audition standard.


Equivalent Units
101525 - Introduction to Music Performance

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  

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About this Unit
In this unit, students will develop their performance skills through participating in three modularised workshops. The first two workshops will run in parallel with each other and will be rotated: module 1 will focus on improvisation; and module 2 will focus on (western or non-western) music from an oral tradition. Module 3 will then extend students’ skills in reading and arranging music, utilising their preferred performing media (voice or instrument). In this third module, they will perform set technical tasks (such as scales and arpeggios) and, in groups, they will arrange and perform one set piece of music from a basic notated score, and they will choose, arrange and perform another piece. They will perform one piece chosen from modules 1, 2, or 3 in a public venue on campus. The unit will also introduce basic music business skills, such as how to advertise and mount a public performance.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students with portable musical instruments (guitars, woodwind instruments, brass instruments, etc) are required to bring them to this unit as well as their own music.


Courses
1651.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1659.2Bachelor of MusicCONTINUING
1659.3Bachelor of MusicCONTINUING
1659.4Bachelor of MusicCURRENT
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1708.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1738.2Bachelor of Music (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1823.4Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6021.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

M1115.1Music PerformanceCURRENT
M1117.1MusicCURRENT
M1130.1Music for Secondary TeachingCURRENT
SM1047.1Music Performance StudiesCURRENT




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