2007 FCM110 Orchestral Instruments 1A

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: required unit for BMus (orchestral instrument) students
Students must obtain a pass in the ensemble requirement to pass this unit


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCM110 H H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 26-FEB-2007 23-MAR-2007 16-APR-2007 01-JUN-2007
Sem 2 H On Campus 16-JUL-2007 10-AUG-2007 03-SEP-2007 19-OCT-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [F2K] [F3K] [G3C] [R3N]
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The first of six graduated units of study, providing a course of study of an approved orchestral instrument, and covering both technique and repertoire. A wide range of styles and idioms are included. A program of study is established on an individual basis with regard to the needs and stage of development of each student. Emphasis is placed on progressive development throughout the duration of the course. In this unit the student focuses on performance fundamentals. Such fundamentals are demonstrated through a closed panel recital which should demonstrate the student`s command of fundamental performance skills of technical fluency, accurate tuning, correct rhythm and tempo.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: attendance and performance, as scheduled in one concert practice (15 minutes); technical exam (50%) plus end-of-sem exam recital: (non-public, panel assessed) 30 minutes (50%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 90 min performance class; 1 x 60 min specialist lesson (either group or 1-to-1 instruction); 1 x3 hr ensemble rehearsal weekly
NB: Students are allocated one Concert Practice performance date during the semester and are encouraged to participate.

M.Excl FCO100, FCN100
Prereq Audition, written test and interview required

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STAFF: Dr H Monkhouse (Coordinator), profile staff (orchestral instruments)

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