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MUSA213 explores practical applications of advanced compositional concepts in a variety of situations. Students learn about working with sound and images in different artistic contexts; study the pivotal role of timbre in certain genres of popular, contemporary art music, and Taonga Puoro; and explore approaches to combining electronic and instrumental sounds. Students at 200 level gain mentoring experience of 100 level composers and song writers.
MUSA213 explores practical applications of advanced compositional concepts in a variety of situations. Students learn about working with sound and images in different artistic contexts; study the pivotal role of timbre in certain genres of popular, contemporary art music, and Taonga Puoro; and explore approaches to combining electronic and instrumental sounds.
Have increased competence in music composition in your chosen area of practice;Understand approaches to creating sound and music in a variety of cultural and industrycontexts;Have acquired knowledge of contemporary Taonga Puoro performance practice;Have acquired mentoring experience and skills.Transferable SkillsThe ability to work in a disciplined and persistent way on an individual project;Peer review skills;The ability to criticise one’s own work.
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.
One of MUSA100, MUSA110, MUSA112, MUSA114, MUSA115, MUSA120.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
• 24 hours attending lectures• 18 hours attending composition workshops• 12 hours attending tutorials• 96 hours completing assessments
Reuben de Lautour
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
Humanities and Creative Arts