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    The development of specialised performance skills in music through individual tuition and workshops.

    The emphasis in this paper is on the development of skills appropriate to the performance of music in a traditional recital context. Individual lessons are given, and there are weekly classes and workshops.

    About this paper

    Paper title Performance 2
    Subject Music
    EFTS 0.3
    Points 36 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $2,346.60
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    MUSI 101 and MUSI 141
    Limited to
    At least a C+ pass must be gained in MUSI141.
    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Terence Dennis
    Lecturer Piano: Professor Terence Dennis
    Lecturer Voice: Dr Tessa Romano
    Lecturer Cello: Dr Heleen DuPlessis
    Lecturer Violin: Tessa Petersen
    Taonga pūoro: Dr Jennifer Cattermole

    Paper Structure
    100% internal assessment, including a final recital.
    Teaching Arrangements
    One 50-minute individual lesson, plus one performance class per week.
    Textbooks are not required for this paper.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Having been guided through a course of technical and musical study especially designed to meet their individual needs, students who successfully complete this paper should:

    • Have an appropriate command of instrument/voice and will be more capable of achieving expressive musical results
    • Have an enhanced understanding of the repertoire for instrument or voice


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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