Tuition to develop performance skills in a solo instrument or voice, a second instrument or voice, or an approved popular music or world music context.
Approved World Music Options: Taonga Pūoro (traditional Māori instruments), Taiko (Japanese drumming), Koto (Japanese zither) or Scottish piping or drumming.
Vocal Ensemble: Admission is by audition. Students enrolled will be organised into a small vocal ensemble through which they will acquire the skills associated with performing in and directing a small vocal ensemble. This option is ideal for students with prior experience performing in a choral or solo setting. Enrolment will be capped at 12 people. All students enrolled must audition before mid-October of the previous year.
After completing enrolment, Performance Students should email the Office to advise which musical instrument/s they have chosen to study in 2021.
|Paper title||Performance Studies 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,692.00|
- MUSI 140 (passed with a grade of at least C+)
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- (i) Entrance to MUSI 240 requires Departmental Permission. (ii) Admittance is subject to teacher's availability. iii) May be taken as a preliminary performance paper that can either lead into a higher level 18-point MUSI paper (i.e. MUSI 340) or a 36-point MUSI paper (i.e. MUSI 241, 246) or PERF 202. (iv) The paper can lead on to MUSI 340 but not to MUSI 341, 346, PERF 302. (v) May not be taken in same year as MUSI 241, 246, PERF 202, 203 (except in the World Music Option) and cannot be credited to a degree if either of MUSI 241, 246, PERF 202, 203 has already been passed in the same instrument or voice.(vi) For information regarding auditions, please contact email@example.com.
- Evidence of ability as a performer is required. View
more information about auditions.
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- More information link
View more information on the School of Performing Arts website
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Tessa Petersen
Paper Co-ordinator for World Music: Professor Henry Johnson
Paper Co-ordinator for Voice and Vocal Ensemble: Dr Tessa Romano
Teaching staff will depend on the instrument chosen.
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 30-minute individual lesson, plus a group performance class per week.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Having been guided through a course of technical and musical study especially designed to meet 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