PERFORMANCE B - 2023/4
Module code: MUSM040
You will be required to attend rehearsals and concerts as agreed with the Head of Performance, and will be expected to play a full part in the musical life of the Department.
In addition to your assessed performance you will be required to perform a significant solo or small ensemble item in a major Department concert (eg Wednesday lunchtime concert) on an unassessed basis. You should do this at least twice during the module.
The assessment will take place in a public concert.
Music and Media
MCGRATH John (Music & Med)
Number of Credits: 30
ECTS Credits: 15
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: W310
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Overall student workload
Workshop Hours: 17
Independent Learning Hours: 105
Tutorial Hours: 1
Practical/Performance Hours: 160
Captured Content: 17
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Successful completion of Performance A, and the permission of the Module Convenor. Performance A or (exceptionally) audition
Indicative content includes:
- Individual practice, participation in rehearsals and concerts (both as a solo and ensemble player)
- Reflection on and study of issues relating to performance
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Practical based assessment||15-MINUTE RECITAL||80|
|Coursework||1000-WORD WRITTEN COURSEWORK||20|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate the development of technical, interpretative and performance skills moving closer to a professional standard and to enable them to undertake informed reflection on aspects of performance.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
• A 15-minute solo recital on their main instrument given in public
• A 1000 word account (reflective or critical in nature) on a topic arising from their performance activity during the semester
• Lunchtime concerts
• Evening concerts with Departmental ensembles and student ensembles
• From relevant performance staff after concerts
• From instrumental tutors
• Detailed written feedback is given after the formative assessment detailing strengths and areas for improvement.
- To enable you to develop your skills as a performer, technically and musically.
- To enable you to develop stamina in preparation, rehearsal and performance.
- To develop your self-confidence and assurance in presenting musical performances in front of an audience.
- To develop skills in the learning of unfamiliar repertoire, and you will be strongly encouraged to develop your repertoire interests beyond the conventional.
|1||Demonstrate a full and secure range of technical and interpretational skills appropriate to the repertoire||K|
|2||Further develop new skills and techniques where necessary in the preparation of repertoire, demonstrating effective and analytical learning techniques||C|
|3||Apply such new skills in repertoire not actually studied without guidance.||P|
|4||Display a communicative and authoritative sense of performance with ease, fluency, control, musical awareness and accuracy||K|
|5||Understand and make appropriate use of all research resources in the preparation of repertoire||CT|
|6||Participate in informed discussion about a range of performance issues, with a wide knowledge and in-depth understanding of the range of repertoire available to you.||C|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
• further extend and refine your technical and interpretative skills LO1-3
• introduce you to new repertoire LO3
• further broaden your knowledge of repertoire LO3
• further enrich your performance skills LO4
• offer guidance in the preparation of repertoire LO5
• inform and stimulate discussion and debate LO6
The learning and teaching methods include:
• Individual tuition
• Individual practice
• Concerts (both as audience and as participant)
• Rehearsals (both with and without a conductor)
• Coaching in small groups
• Performance seminars
• Performance practice
• Private listening
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Programmes this module appears in
|Music MMus||2||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|