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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: MUS3013 Module Title: ENSEMBLE 3
Module Provider: Music and Sound Recording Short Name: MU3.ENSEMBLE
Level: HE3 Module Co-ordinator: WILLIAMSON C Mr (Music Record)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability

Running all year

Assessment Pattern

Coursework (100% of total assessment)
50% Participation in conducted ensembles
35% Participation in unconducted ensembles (chamber music)
15% Marketing for musicians

Module Overview

Pass in Level HE2 Ensemble

Module Aims

To enable you to develop your skills as an ensemble performer, appropriate to this level, and not necessarily confined to a single instrument/voice.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this module you should be able to:
  • demonstrate competent instrumental/vocal ability 
  • display enhanced independence of learning
  • make evident an awareness and understanding of basic marketing principles, applied to the needs of performers
  • display the benefits of further experience as an ensemble performer
Module Content

Performance seminars, chamber music coaching, workshops and rehearsals (choir, orchestra, ensembles etc)

Methods of Teaching/Learning
  • for instrumentalists and singers, participation in orchestras, choirs, ensembles, bands
  • for pianists, additionally, accompanying a share of rehearsals of the University Choir, and prominent participation in the Croser-Hughes Chamber Music Award
  • for everyone, participation in University concerts and recitals
  • attendance at selected performance seminars
  • attendance at 3x2 hour seminars on marketing for performers, and supporting tutorials


NB For those students taking Ensemble Performance ONLY. You are required to submit a Performance Log by Friday, week 11 in the Spring Semester. This is to ensure that Department records are correct. This does not affect the requirements for the Solo Performance module.
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