MUSA110-23S2 (A) Semester Two 2023 (The Arts Centre Christchurch)

Composer's Toolbox

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023

Description

This course introduces a range of skills and techniques relevant to the composition of contemporary art music, including notational conventions, musical transformation techniques, and approaches to structuring. Students will prepare and present a portfolio of compositions in collaboration with student performers, while receiving guidance from upper-level composition students and School of Music teaching staff.

MUSA110 introduces a range of skills and techniques relevant to the composition of contemporary art music, including notational conventions, musical transformation techniques, and approaches to structuring. Students will prepare and present a portfolio of compositions in collaboration with student performers, while receiving guidance from performers, upper-level composition students and School of Music teaching staff.

Learning Outcomes

  • Hua Ako | Course Learning Outcomes
  •              Students gain experience communicating with performers;
  •              Students can prepare professional quality notated scores;
  •              Students acquire fluency in fundamental techniques of musical transformation;
  •              Students understand different approaches to formal organisation.

    Transferable Skills
  •              The ability to work in a disciplined and persistent way on an individual project;
  •              Peer review skills;
  •              The ability to criticise one’s own work.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      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.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 A8 Lecture Theatre 17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:30 - 15:30 Arts Centre G15 Recital Room 17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:30 - 17:30 Arts Centre G15 Recital Room 17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Reuben de Lautour

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Analysis & Response 10%
Mentor Group 10%
Workshop Presentation 20%
Composition Portfolio 60%


Please check the course LEARN page for further details and updates.

Indicative Fees

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.

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