2007 FCM112 Guitar 1A

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCM112 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. In this unit the student will focus on performance fundamentals which will be demonstrated through a closed panel recital which should demonstrate the student`s command of fundamental performance skills of technical fluency, correct rhythm and tempo. The unit provides a course of study in classical or contemporary guitar covering both technique and repertoire. A wide range of styles and idioms are included. The program of study includes technical work and selections from the repertoire of major works, recital pieces and technical compositions.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: attendance and performance, as scheduled in 1 x 15 min concert practice; technical exam (50%) plus 1 x 30 min end-of-sem exam recital: (non-public, panel assessed (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 FCG 100
Prereq Audition, written test and interview required

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STAFF: Dr H Monkhouse (Coordinator), Mr D Malone, Mr G Souter, PTA staff

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