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Solo Studies - MUS00002I

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. John Stringer
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18
    • See module specification for other years: 2018-19

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18 to Summer Term 2017-18

Module aims

To develop advanced performing skills; to advance students understanding of the principles of high-level instrumental study; to refine critical skills in relationship to instrumental performance; to continue to develop self-awareness and discipline in setting and achieving specific goals.

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Increase levels of responsibility and initiative in effective practice
  • Establish a good approach to practice and effective practice regimes
  • Be able to practise towards an attainment of musical ideals
  • Develop further technical knowledge
  • Continue to build teacher influences into practice and performance
  • Have a working knowledge of how active participation in lessons works
  • Continue incorporating musical experiences from outside the context of lessons and practice into developing independent musical ideas
  • Develop repertoire further
  • Be active in taking responsibility for musical judgement
  • Continue developing strategies for coping with performance anxiety
  • Interact co-operatively with the tutor
  • Continue reflecting on personal goals of good musicianship

Academic and graduate skills

  • Continue to develop skills of co-operation and self-motivation
  • Continue to hone organisational skills, and critique the development of routines to achieve specific goals over both the short and long term
  • To apply broader subject content to development of their own practical skills-set

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Report 1
N/A 15
Essay/coursework
Report 2
N/A 15
Essay/coursework
Report 3
N/A 15
Practical
Performance
N/A 55

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Report 1
N/A 15
Essay/coursework
Report 2
N/A 15
Essay/coursework
Report 3
N/A 15
Practical
Performance
N/A 55

Module feedback

Performance feedback given through written evaluation. Feedback on report given aurally by performance supervisor. Turnaround time not exceeding 3 weeks.

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