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    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Contemporary Music Practice 4
    Subject Music
    EFTS 0.5
    Points 60 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $4,345.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    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.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    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


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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