MUSIC230-18Y (HAM)

Soloist Studies 2

15 Points

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Paper Description

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The Soloist Stream requires an intense programme of study that will be assessed in 2 full length 90 minute recitals during the year, of which one will be externally assessed and should equate to a graduate level standard
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Paper Structure

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This paper will be taught over three hours per week, and will include lessons, in depth duo training with your nominated accompanying pianist, and in weekly seminars that will be focussed on: biographical information ( both personal and with reference to the music and composer one is performing), the history of your instrument and past great performers, public speaking and print interview preparation.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Performance enhancement
    The student should be able to perform 2 90 minute public performances to a standard of post graduate level. The technical level of these performances will be very high and one's ability to express the music through one's own creative and informed personal ideas should be strongly presented.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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This course will have an 80/20 exam to coursework percentage. The coursework component will be assessed through the students attitude and passion for learning, willingness to be a friendly mentor towards fellow students, and through the development of their on-stage performance abilities through many performances in Performance Hour and local performance opportunities. There will be feedback in written form delivered through Moodle at the halfway point of each semester.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. 1. progress assessment
2.  2. 90 minute public recital end of first semester
  • Other: In lesson CW and public performances
3. 3. progress assessment
24 Aug 2018
No set time
4. 4. 90 minute public recital end of 2nd semester
4 Nov 2018
1:00 PM
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There will be required readings that will be selected in conjunction with your performance tutor
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Online Support

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All assignments and feedback will be delivered in written form via Moodle
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Owing to the intense nature of your chosen course, it is expected that you will be practising 5-6 hours per day, minimum.
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Prerequisite papers: One of MUSIC130 or MUSI130; and one of MUSIC131 or MUSI131.




Restricted papers: MUSI230

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