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MUSI446 Contemporary Music Practice 4

Tuition to develop performance skills in a solo and ensemble instrument or voice to an advanced level.

The paper includes a number of diverse popular music styles that will be performed at an advanced level. You will also keep a journal of "professional" activities and write an essay relating to a musical area that provides inspiration to your own musicality.

Paper title Contemporary Music Practice 4
Paper code MUSI446
Subject Music
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,227.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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MUSI 346 (passed with a grade of at least B+)
Limited to
MusB(Hons), PGDipMus
MUSI346 must be passed with a grade of at least B+.

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: Dr Ian Chapman and Mr David Harrison

Paper Structure
All 400-level work is moderated by an examiner external to the University.
Teaching Arrangements

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this paper will:

  • Consolidate your awareness of the skills required to perform in a variety of contexts at a professional level
  • Consolidate confidence and independence in presentation skills performed in an ensemble context at a professional level
  • Enable you to evaluate your own role within an ensemble and assimilate that of your peers with objectivity and maturity
  • Facilitate confidence in leadership skills and teamwork independently as well as under musical direction
  • Enable you to evaluate critically performance style and challenge received opinion with independence and confidence in an ensemble context

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system