Use the Tab and Up, Down arrow keys to select menu items.
The course aims to develop students' performance and rehearsal skills in one or more music ensembles ranging from large - such as orchestra (CYO), Consortia, UC Gamelan Ensemble - to small ensembles such as 3-piece contemporary bands or chamber groups.
The course aims to develop students’ performance and rehearsal skills in one or more music ensembles ranging from large—such as orchestra (CYO), Consortia, UC Gamelan Ensemble—to small ensembles such as three-piece contemporary bands or chamber groups. Note that these ensembles comprise a mix of 100, 200 and 300 level performance students, all of whom demonstrate abilities in a range of instrumental and musical skills. In addition to their base set of skills, students will also demonstrate abilities and experience based upon their level of enrolment corresponding to early, intermediate and advanced stages of development.
Developed technical and ensemble performance skills; Developed an understanding of one’s individual capacity to contribute to an ensemble performance; Knowledge of repertoire for the ensemble; Experience of public performing skills and an enhanced engagement with the audience and stakeholder community; Skills for setting and achieving goals collectively, time management, preparation, persistence and self-motivation.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Applicants will either be accepted on the basis of their audition for Performance courses, oron the basis of a successful short audition with the Course co-ordinator or their delegate.
MUSA191, MUSA192, MUSI142, MUSI143, MUSI144, MUSI145, MUSI194, MUSI198.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Student workload (150 hours) will be allocated to:• 48 hours attending rehearsals and Performance Workshops; • 3 hours preparing for oral presentation;• 24 hours dress rehearsal and concert performance; and• 75 hours self-directed practice.
Please check the course LEARN page for further details and updates.
Domestic fee $916.00
International fee $4,488.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see