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Music

5 Mary Street (PO Box 534) Drummoyne NSW 1470 Sydney, Australia Tel: 61 2 9819 8888 Fax: 61 2 9719 1714 Email: info@wi.edu.au Web: www.wi.edu.au CRICOS Code 02664K ABN 50 360 319 774


Š Wesley Institute 2012 Wesley Institute is a registered Higher Education Provider under the NSW Higher Education Act and the Commonwealth Higher Education Support Act, and approved to provide courses to international students. The Institute offers Masters in Counselling, Education, Leadership and Ethics, Music, and Theology; Graduate Diplomas in Counselling, Education, and Theology; Bachelors in Dance, Drama, Graphic Design, Music, Theology; Associate Degrees in Dance, Graphic Design, Music and Theology; and a Diploma in Drama. Courses are accredited with the NSW Department of Education and Training, and approved for FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy for eligible students.+ Wesley Institute is an International Affiliate of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and offers Studies Abroad for the 110 member universities and colleges in the USA. All information in this publication is correct at 28 September 2012 but is subject to change without notice. Wesley Institute reserves the right to change the content of any unit of study, or to withdraw any unit or course of study it offers, or to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or course of study.

Austudy and Youth Allowance are not available for the Master of Music and the Master of Theology. +

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Contents Introduction ............................................................................................ 5 Master of Music ....................................................................................... 6 Admission ....................................................................................... 8 Credit ............................................................................................. 9 Assessment ...................................................................................... 9 Facilities ........................................................................................ 10 Bachelor of Music ................................................................................... 11 Associate Degree of Music.......................................................................12 Bachelor and nested Associate Degree of Music ......................................13 Admission ......................................................................................15 Credit ............................................................................................16 Assessment .....................................................................................17 Further Study .................................................................................18 Tuition Assurance ...................................................................................18 Unit Descriptions ....................................................................................19 Master of Music .............................................................................19 Bachelor and Associate Degree of Music ........................................21 Academic Staff ....................................................................................... 30 Fees ....................................................................................................... 32

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Introduction Wesley Institute promotes and fosters quality in teaching and learning through the implementation of our vision, mission and institutional values, and their integration in all aspects of institutional life and culture. Vision: Transforming lives through excellence in Christian higher education. Mission: Wesley Institute benefits our community as we equip people to live godly lives in influential vocations. We seek to fulfil this mission by integrating rigorous scholarship, and professional and spiritual development, in excellent higher education. Values: All our activities are informed and underpinned by five core values: - Christian faith in action - Education informed by scholarship and creativity - Lifelong learning - Responsible stewardship - Integration. In actively pursuing our mission, Wesley Institute commits to the following: • courses and learning resources of high quality and standing, as determined by regulatory authorities, expert advisors, staff and students. • curriculum and modes of delivery structured so as to maximise student access to learning opportunities and support without compromising quality or equity. • a nurturing and safe teaching and learning environment for staff and students grounded in Christian faith and academic integrity. • a focus on the achievement of our graduate attributes, student satisfaction, course completions and career relevance. The Wesley Institute School of Music offers a Master of Music (2 years), a Bachelor of Music (3 years), and an Associate Degree of Music (2 years). • The Master of Music provides a dynamic opportunity to develop a specialisation from three focuses: performance, contemporary composition, and arts management. • The Bachelor of Music is a degree with a focus on performance. It includes private tuition for instrument or voice studies, and offers multiple performance genres and regular performance opportunities. • The Associate Degree of Music, nested within the Bachelor of Music, aims to produce well-rounded musicians who can apply their skills in diverse musical areas. As well as a great line-up of teachers, the School of Music offers performance, teaching and practice facilities ranging from small studios, through purpose-built classrooms and technical laboratories, to theatre spaces. The Gordon Moyes Library provides access to specialist print collections, on-line databases, computing and audio-visual facilities. 5


Master of Music • • • • • •

Course Code: WMU53 Credit Points: 96 Number of Units: 8 Duration: 2 years full-time; up to 6 years part-time Student Workload: 40 hours per week (full-time) Delivery Mode: Mixed – Arts Management focus online; all others on campus

The Master of Music was developed to enable professional musicians to broaden and enhance their skills. Completion of the course enables graduates to: 1. demonstrate a very high standard of musical performance with advanced technical and expressive abilities on their chosen instrument (performance focus); or demonstrate a very high standard in the creative application of traditional and contemporary compositional techniques (composition focus); or demonstrate the high-level skills and understanding to apply current thinking in arts management practice (arts management focus). 2. demonstrate a thorough grasp of all essential aspects within their specialisation, together with a clear appreciation of the application of wider musical practices in society. 3. articulate an understanding of a biblically Christian worldview and the implications of this worldview for a Christian philosophy and practice of music. 4. develop and refine a set of skills in research, critique, review, reflection, analysis and communication undertaken through a combination of course work and research at an appropriate level. 5. implement and adapt advanced performance, compositional or arts management skills in a professional music environment. 6. demonstrate an understanding of the role of the performer, composer or arts manager in society, and adapt specialist skills to specific situations. The Master of Music is offered within a diverse and stimulating learning environment that encourages exploration of the interface between faith and professional practice. This attracts students with whom this philosophy resonates. Some graduates take up positions of musical leadership and/or management in organisations associated with the church and its community activities. The course offers three focuses: Performance, Contemporary Composition and Arts Management, each of which requires a minimum of two years coursework. In the Performance focus, students work on perfecting the standard repertoire by honing their technical and artistic skills and undertaking comprehensive analysis of all aspects of their repertoire. The process of self-evaluation of both practice and performance methodology is also pivotal here. Graduates will be qualified to seek employment as soloists and/or members of the foremost large and chamber ensembles. They would also be eminently qualified to take a teaching position in a tertiary institution, where they would combine performance with studio teaching. 6


In the Contemporary Composition focus, students select four of the six options for their major study. These options allow students to concentrate on the traditional ‘classical’ aspects of composition or more commercial areas such as animation, advertising, radio, television and film scores, or to combine the two areas in equal measure. Graduates will be qualified to seek employment as commercial composers or to work in more traditional spheres, such as tertiary institutions, and arts, community, youth and church organisations. In the Arts Management focus, students gain the diverse skills and knowledge essential to running an arts organisation of any size, with units on leadership and management, public relations and sponsorship, business skills, and marketing. Graduates will be qualified to seek employment in youth orchestra societies, government and local council arts administration, major musical organisations in urban, regional and rural areas, and church organisations. Students in all focuses will develop superior skills in research and analysis that will make them desirable candidates for employment in their chosen field. Each student studies research and analysis methodology and completes a major project involving original research into an aspect of particular interest within their chosen focus. The course comprises 8 units of 12 credit points each taken over two years (four semesters), for a total of 96 credit points: -

4 required units from one focus 2 required research units 2 elective units.

A. FOCUS AREAS Students complete one of the following focus areas: Performance Focus (all units required) -

Performance I (MUPM511) Performance II (MUPM512) Performance III (MUPM513) Performance IV (MUPM514)

Contemporary Composition Focus (four units required) -

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Composition I (MUCM521) Composition II (MUCM522) Composition III (MUCM523) Music and Media (MUCM524) Music and the Moving Image (MUCM525) Screen Music Analysis (MUCM526)

Arts Management Focus (all units required) -

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Leadership and Management in the Arts (MUAM531) Public Relations and Sponsorship in the Arts (MUAM532) Essential Business Skills for People in the Arts (MUAM533) Marketing for People in the Arts (MUAM534) 7


B. RESEARCH Two required units, as follows: -

Research and Analysis (MURM541) Research Project (MURM542)

C. ELECTIVE STUDIES Two additional units chosen from any focus area.

Admission Students may commence the Master of Music in any semester, but not all units are offered every semester. 1.

EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

As well as completing application forms, applicants for admission to the Master of Music must fulfil both educational and artistic requirements. A. Successful completion of an accredited undergraduate degree in music or discipline appropriate to chosen focus area B. Artistic requirements vary, depending on the focus area chosen. a. Performance Focus: Candidates applying to undertake the Performance focus, or any part thereof, must demonstrate advanced technique in their chosen instrument (including voice) by means of an audition. This audition will be benchmarked against a cross-section of audition standards from at least three other equivalent level tertiary institutions. Applicants should be prepared to:  present a thirty-minute program that includes three contrasting pieces of different periods and/or styles, and  discuss their program with the admissions panel, and  present a portfolio of previous performance experience which may include CD and DVD recordings. b. Contemporary Composition Focus: Candidates applying to undertake this focus, or any part thereof, should be prepared to:  present a portfolio of original compositions for diverse instrumentation demonstrating a grasp of various compositional techniques (with scores and CD or DVD, plus written notes), and  discuss their portfolio with the admissions panel. c.

Arts Management Focus: Candidates applying to undertake the Arts Management focus are not required to fulfil artistic requirements to the same degree as students applying for the other focus areas. They must participate in an interview with the admissions panel to discuss their experience and interests.

Applicants residing overseas or interstate may satisfy these requirements through submitting an unedited recording, program notes, and portfolio as appropriate. Such submission will be followed up with a telephone interview. 8


C. Applicants whose qualifying degree was completed in a language other than English, will normally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to an overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS Academic test. Alternative course and test results assessed as satisfying the language requirement for admission are: IELTS SCORE Band

6.0

6.5

7.0

7.5

8.0

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet based Test (TOEFL iBT)

60

79

94

102

110

PTE Academic

50

58

65

73

79

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) from Cambridge ESOL test scores

52

58

67

74

80

2. SPECIAL / ALTERNATIVE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS In certain circumstances of educational disadvantage, an applicant who has not completed an undergraduate degree, but demonstrates professional musicality in performance or composition, or evidences substantial professional experience in arts management, may be admitted with provisional status. The terms of the provision are individually determined by the admissions panel for each such applicant, but they usually require the successful completion of either one semester or one year of the degree program before the student is admitted to full candidature.

Credit

Students accepted into the Master of Music may apply for credit on the basis of completed accredited postgraduate studies that have reasonable equivalence with the masters units. The maximum level of credit that may be granted into the Master of Music is 36 credit points or three units. Please see the Student Handbook for details of how to apply for credit.

Assessment

The Master of Music offers three different focuses: performance, contemporary composition and arts management. Owing to the diverse natures of these specialisations, their assessment methods differ widely. In all units, students must complete and submit all assessment tasks to achieve a passing grade In the performance focus, the major component of assessment is practical. At the conclusion of each semester students present a recital, and throughout the course tutors provide assessment of students’ consistency, attitude and progress. Students also undertake an ongoing process of self-evaluation through the keeping of a daily journal, in which they note their practice schedule and methodology, submitting the journal is for assessment at semester-end. Contribution to the weekly performance seminar is assessed, and the remaining assessment is musicological. In the contemporary composition focus, assessment is also largely practical. In Composition I-III students present a lecture/concert at the conclusion of each semester, showcasing the works they have composed during that semester. Tutors provide assessment of students’ consistency, attitude and progress, and students undertake an 9


ongoing process of self-evaluation through the keeping of a daily journal, in which they note their composition schedule and methodology. Contribution to the weekly composition seminar is assessed, as is a research paper on an agreed topic. In the arts management focus, which is delivered online, assessment is through research papers and e-presentations, and focuses on practical aspects of the particular unit. For example, in Public Relations and Sponsorship in the Arts students present a strategic plan for their proposed arts business, while in Marketing for People in the Arts students develop a marketing plan that targets the arts market of their choice. The combination of assessments in each unit prepares students both practically and theoretically for employment in the arts management sector. The research component within all focuses of the Master of Music culminates in the writing of a short thesis in the final semester. This is intended to allow students to examine in depth a particular area of interest within their chosen focus, and to show that they have developed their research skills during the course. In preparation for this, students undertake a number of research tasks in Research and Analysis and Research Project. Exercises in annotating bibliographies, summarising scholarly writing, together with analysis and thesis-progress presentations are assessed. In Research and Analysis students’ contribution to seminar discussions is assessed, and they write a research paper on a topic related to the unit and approved by the unit coordinator.

Facilities •

Studies in the contemporary composition focus requiring studio facilities are completed in the Balmain studios of Art Phillips Music Design – a professional studio that has the ability to synchronise to video and deliver final master sound recordings to vision in time-coded Dat format, CD or tape.

All other face-to-face studies are completed on the Drummoyne campus.

Online units are offered through the Institute’s Learning Management System, Moodle. Students undertaking the arts management focus must have access to the Internet and computer facilities.

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Bachelor of Music • • • • • •

Course Code: WMU13 Credit Points: 144 Number of Units: 40 Duration: 3 years full-time; up to 9 years part-time Student Workload: 40 hours per week (full-time) Delivery Mode: On campus

The Bachelor of Music was developed to provide students with the technical, artistic and analytical training required to become professional musicians in the areas of performance and studio teaching. The course aims to produce well-rounded musicians in diverse capacities, from solo, ensemble and chamber musicians to accompanists, private teachers, and musical directors of community and church groups. This degree provides students with the opportunity to develop a broad musical understanding through the detailed study of elements including music history, analytical and research techniques, composition, arranging, aural perception and keyboard skills. It demands the development of solid skills in contemporary technologies, including music notation programs, software and recording equipment. Students are expected to achieve a high standard in performance through a series of technical examinations and recitals, culminating in a substantial public recital at the conclusion of their final year. Completion of the course enables graduates to: 1. demonstrate the knowledge and understanding needed for professional music performance, together with highly developed skills in musicianship, analysis, research and program development. 2. demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the context of music within a historical and cultural framework, and an ability to apply this understanding in music performance. 3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply essential contemporary techniques and functional keyboard skills in creating, notating, performing, directing and teaching music at a professional level. 4. reflect on music practice within the framework of their faith and personal values, embodying professionalism and the importance of engaging in self-directed lifelong learning. 5. practise communication and ensemble performance skills appropriate to employment in the music industry, including interaction with students, audiences and contractors. The course comprises 40 units, for a total of 144 credit points. Course duration is three years (six semesters) of full-time study, or up to nine years of part-time study.

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Associate Degree of Music

(nested within Bachelor of Music) • • • • • •

Course Code: WMU03 Credit Points: 96 Number of Units: 28 Duration: 2 years full-time; up to 6 years part-time Student Workload: 40 hours per week (full-time) Delivery Mode: On campus

The Associate Degree of Music was developed to cater for students who wish to develop their technical, artistic and analytical skills without concentrating on high-level performance. The course aims to produce well-rounded musicians who can apply their skills in diverse areas, including community, regional, youth and church ensembles. The Associate Degree provides students with the opportunity to develop a foundational musical understanding through the detailed study of elements including music history, analytical and research techniques, composition, arranging, aural perception and keyboard skills. Students are also required to develop skills in contemporary technologies, including music notation programs, software and recording equipment. Graduates will display a competency in performance fostered by regular technical examinations and panel recitals. Nested within the Bachelor of Music, the Associate Degree can function as an exit award. It requires the completion of the first two years’ coursework of the bachelor degree. The course comprises 28 units, for a total of 96 credit points taken over two years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent. Completion of the Associate Degree of Music will enable graduates to: 1.

demonstrate the essential knowledge and understanding needed for music performance, together with foundational skills in musicianship, analysis, research and program development.

2. demonstrate a foundational understanding and appreciation of the context of music within a historical and cultural framework and apply this to music making in the broader community. 3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply foundational contemporary techniques and functional keyboard skills in creating, notating and performing music in diverse vocational contexts. 4. reflect on music practice within the framework of their faith and personal values, and recognise the importance of engaging in self-directed lifelong learning.

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Bachelor /Associate Degree of Music Specialist music studies are offered in three broad strands: Performance, Musicianship and Musicology, and Support and Technical Studies. The fourth strand, Personal and Professional Development, incorporates a series of integrative studies common to all the Institute’s creative arts degrees. These interdisciplinary units provide students with opportunity to enlarge the context within which their specialist knowledge and skills develop. Integration is central to the Institute’s educational mission, which seeks to blend professional and artistic development with personal and spiritual development. The Faith and Contemporary Artist units expose students to the dialogue between the arts and theology, philosophy, sociology, cultural and historical studies, and introduce them to the Biblical text as a foundation for living. From this exposure new, enriched perspectives can emerge. Elective units available in the School of Music are listed below, and up to two elective units may be taken from related studies in other Institute degrees. Students are encouraged to use their electives to enhance their career preparation. For example, the worship arts units from the Support and Technical Studies elective stand would assist those wanting to go into Music Ministry, while the suite of second instrument study units in the Performance elective strand would provide prospective teachers with grounding in a second instrument. -

Small Ensemble Studies o Instrumental, Vocal, Ethnic, Rock, Jazz, Contemporary Christian

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Second Instrument Studies o Sequential units of study available in a variety of instruments or voice

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Accompaniment o Two sequential units offered

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Worship Arts o Music Leading in Worship o Church Music Administration

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Other Music Electives o Advanced Aural o Choir Performance and Cultural Experience o Musical Theatre Production o Special Instrument Study

The course chart on the next page shows a student pathway through the bachelor and associate degrees.

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Course Chart – Bachelor of Music with nested Associate Degree of Music Performance Studies Sem

1

2

3

4

+

Unit Name

CP

Musicianship and Musicology ++

Hrs/ Wk

Unit Name

^

CP

Support and Technical Studies

Hrs/

Unit Name

CP

Functional Keyboard

3

Wk

Performance I

6

10

Music History I

3

5

Large Ensemble Studies I

3

5

Aural Perception I

3

5

Harmony & Analysis I

3

5

6

10

Music History II

3

5

Large Ensemble Studies II

3

5

Aural Perception II

3

5

Workstations &

Harmony & Analysis II

3

5

Live Sound

6

10

Music History III

3

5

Large Ensemble Studies III

3

5

Aural Perception III

3

5

Harmony & Analysis III

3

5

Wk 5

Unit Name

Digital Audio

Hrs/

CP/

Hrs/

Hrs/

Wk

Sem

Wk

Sem

24

40

600

24

40

600

24

40

600

24

40

600

24

40

600

24

40

600

^

3

5

Faith and the Contemporary Artist II 3

3

5

5

MIDI & Electronic Music Production

CP

Sub-Totals

Faith and the Contemporary Artist I

Performance II

Performance III

Hrs/

Personal and Professional Dev’t

Faith and the 3

5

Contemporary Artist III

3

5

Performance IV

6

10

Music History IV

3

5

Faith and the

Large Ensemble Studies IV

3

5

Aural Perception IV

3

5

Contemporary Artist IV

3

5

Composition & Arranging

3

5

Elective

3

5

 EXIT POINT – ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF MUSIC

5

6

+

9

10

Musical Direction I

3

5

Large Ensemble Studies V

3

5

Contemporary Artist V

3

5

Small Ensemble Studies I

3

5

Elective

3

5

Performance VI

9

10

Musical Direction II

3

5

Large Ensemble Studies VI

3

5

Ethnomusicology

3

5

Small Ensemble Studies II

3

5

Faith and the

Elective

Semester = 15 weeks comprising 13 teaching weeks and 2 personal study, makeup class, final assessment and written and practical examination weeks.

++ ^

Performance V

1 Credit Point (CP) = 25 student workload hours (contact hours + personal study).

Hrs/Wk and Hrs/Sem indicates total student workload hours.

14

3

5

CP

HRS

144

3600


Admission 1.

EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

As well as completing application forms, applicants for admission to the Bachelor of Music or its nested Associate Degree of Music must fulfil both educational and artistic requirements. A. Applicants are required to provide evidence of: • satisfactory completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent; or • completion of other tertiary studies, either another undergraduate course or an accredited vocational course. B. Applicants are required to complete an audition and interview, and provide evidence of having attained a level of musical knowledge that will enable them to successfully undertake the first year of the course. Auditions and interviews are conducted by at least two (2) faculty members. • Audition – applicants should be prepared to present three pieces demonstrating their skill on their major instrument (including voice). These pieces should be of contrasting style, period and composer, and may include an improvisation or original composition. As a guide, repertoire presented should be at an AMEB Grade 6 standard for instrumentalists and Grade 4 for singers, or HSC Music 2 level. These standards are given to guide the choice of audition repertoire, and AMEB examinations or HSC Music 2 are not pre-requisites for entry. The audition program should not exceed 20 minutes. The audition panel may request a demonstration of technical work. • Interview – conducted concurrently with the audition. Applicants discuss with the admission panel their previous musical experience, personal motivation and aspirations. The panel will also inform the student of Institute and course expectations. • Musical Knowledge – it is assumed that commencing students will possess musical knowledge equivalent to the outcomes of HSC Music 2 or AMEB Grade 5 Musicianship. Where academic records, other educational experience or the interview panel are unable to verify a satisfactory level of musical knowledge, applicants will be offered the opportunity to complete a musicianship test set at AMEB Grade 5 standard. Those who are not able to demonstrate the required level of musical knowledge by one of the above means may be offered a place in the course, conditional on the satisfactory completion of the bridging unit Harmonic Practices before commencement. Applicants residing overseas or interstate may satisfy these requirements through submitting an unedited recording, program notes, and a portfolio of previous performance experience. Such submission will be followed up with a telephone interview. C. Applicants whose qualifying studies were completed in a language other than English, will normally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to an overall score of 6.0 in the IELTS Academic test. Test score equivalencies for alternative tests are provided below. 15


IELTS SCORE Band

6.0

6.5

7.0

7.5

8.0

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet based Test (TOEFL iBT)

60

79

94

102

110

PTE Academic

50

58

65

73

79

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) from Cambridge ESOL test scores

52

58

67

74

80

During orientation students will undertake a series of listening and written exercises designed to determine their current level and allow them to be placed in musicianship classes appropriate to that level. 2. SPECIAL / ALTERNATIVE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Mature Age An applicant of 21 years or over who has satisfied the artistic entry requirements may be admitted with provisional status if the admissions committee determines that such applicant has attained a standard of education and experience adequate for entry to the course and has the aptitude required for undertaking the course. Selection will be based on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) together with a written application, audition or portfolio of previous performance experience, and an interview. The Admissions Committee will normally be looking for demonstrated capacity through paid or voluntary employment in a field relevant to the course, evidence of motivation to succeed in the course, and an awareness of the demands of tertiary study. Where academic records, other educational experience or the interview panel are unable to verify a satisfactory level of musical knowledge, applicants will be offered the opportunity to complete a musicianship test set at AMEB Grade 5 standard. Those who are not able to demonstrate the required level of musical knowledge by one of the above means will need to complete the bridging unit Harmonic Practices, offered prior to course commencement. Provisional status for adult entrants will normally be converted to full candidature on successful completion of the first semester’s course load.

Special Admission In certain circumstances of educational disadvantage, an applicant who has not satisfied the academic prerequisites for admission but demonstrates a high level of musical ability may be admitted with provisional status. The terms of the provision are individually determined by the Admissions Committee for each such applicant, but they usually require the successful completion of either one semester or one year of the degree program before the student is admitted to full candidature.

Credit Students accepted into the Bachelor or Associate Degree of Music may apply for credit transfer on the basis of equivalent studies completed prior to their admission. Studies undertaken at registered tertiary institutions may be considered for transfer credit where they have reasonable correspondence to coursework units in the Institute’s courses.

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Students may also apply for RPL credit on the basis of skills and knowledge achieved outside the formal education and training system. The following standards are consulted in the assessment of any prior learning, as appropriate: a. The AQF National Principles and Operational Guidelines for Recognition of Prior Learning. b. The AQF National Guidelines on Cross-Sectoral Qualification Linkages. c.

The Universities Australia Policy Guidelines on Cross-Sector Qualification Linkages.

Credit and RPL credit for previous study may be awarded up to a maximum of one third of the course requirements, or 48 credit points in the Bachelor of Music and 32 credit points in the Associate Degree of Music. Applicants who are currently enrolled in an equivalent bachelor degree course with a peer provider and wish to finish their studies for the degree qualification at Wesley Institute may be considered for credit of up to two thirds of the Bachelor of Music requirements, or the equivalent of the first two years course load (96 credit points). Similarly, those currently enrolled in an equivalent associate degree in music wishing to transfer to Wesley Institute to finish their studies for the associate degree qualification may be considered for credit of up to two thirds of the course requirements (64 credit points).

Assessment The Bachelor of Music and Associate Degree of Music are performance-based courses, and therefore the major component of assessment in the performance units is practical. In semesters 1, 3 and 5, students sit technical examinations, in semesters 2, 4 and 6 they give recitals. In all semesters tutors provide assessment of students’ consistency, attitude and progress. Students attend professional concerts and rehearsals, and submit reviews and analyses of their impressions. Their performance in and contribution to a weekly performance forum is also assessed. The assessment for ensemble units and Functional Keyboard is also largely practical, combining technical, performance and repertoire elements. A thorough grounding in all aspects of musicianship and musicology is provided in the first two years of the Bachelor of Music (the duration of the Associate Degree). The musicianship units, Aural Perception and Harmony and Analysis, are assessed by a combination of weekly assignments and examinations. In Music History and Ethnomusicology, assessment tasks are designed to expand general musical knowledge, encourage critical reflection and develop basic research skills. The Musical Direction units see students assessed on both their knowledge and understanding of scores and their ability to communicate that knowledge and understanding to their ensembles. The Support and Technical Studies units are assessed by a combination of regular hands-on tasks and written assignments. An understanding of various techniques is tested in theory and practice. In all units, students must complete and submit all assessment tasks to achieve a passing grade. In some units the passing of critical assessment tasks is an additional qualifier to a passing grade. 17


Further Study Graduates of the Bachelor of Music may progress to the Master of Music (subject to audition and portfolio entry requirements). Those wishing to pursue a career in teaching can add the fourth-year teaching qualification through completion of the Wesley Institute Graduate Diploma of Education with a secondary music teaching method.

Tuition Assurance To protect students in the event that Wesley Institute ceases to provide a course of study, the Institute has tuition assurance through its membership of the TAFE Directors Australia Tuition Assurance Scheme for Australian students and the Council of Private Higher Education Tuition Assurance Scheme for international students. For details please see Tuition Assurance.

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Unit Descriptions Master of Music PERFORMANCE FOCUS Performance I

MUPM511

Performance II

MUPM512

Performance III

MUPM513

Performance IV

MUPM514

12 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The Performance focus of the Master of Music is designed to produce performers with outstanding technical, musical and research skills. In Performance I students work with their tutor on technical elements and repertoire, as well as regularly discussing and evaluating their practice schedule and methods as noted in a daily practice journal. Weekly seminars are a feature of the focus, providing the opportunity for regular performances, lectures and discussion and analysis of all aspects of performance, including historical practice, style and the various analytical methods appropriate to particular repertoire. Students perform a 20-30 minute recital at the end of semester. (Prerequisites: None) 12 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance I

In the second performance unit students continue to work with their tutor and participate in weekly performance seminars. Students submit a research paper and perform a 30-40-minute recital at the conclusion of the semester. 12 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance II

In this third performance unit students continue to work with their tutor on technical elements and repertoire, as well as regularly discussing and evaluating their practice schedule and methods. They perform regularly in weekly seminars, which also feature discussion and analysis of all elements of performance. The semester concludes with a 40–50 minute recital. 12 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance III

In this unit students work with their tutor on technical and artistic elements in preparation for their final recital, as well as regularly discussing and evaluating their practice schedule and methods as noted in a daily practice journal. Weekly performance seminars provide the opportunity for regular performances and for discussion and analysis of all aspects of performance. Students perform a 50–60 minute public recital at the conclusion of the semester.

CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION FOCUS Composition I

MUCM521

Composition II

MUCM522

12 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This is the first of a set of three units within the contemporary composition focus in which students compose a variety of solo and chamber works for performance in a semester end lecture/ concert. A fundamental aspect of this unit is the detailed study and analysis of diverse repertoire both privately and in weekly seminars. 12 credit points

Prerequisite: Composition I

This unit is second in a series of three units within the contemporary composition focus in which students continue to compose a variety of solo and chamber works for performance in a semester-end lecture/concert. 19


Composition III

MUCM523

12 credit points

Prerequisite: Composition II

This third composition unit in the contemporary composition focus sees students compose a variety of solo and chamber works for performance in a semester end lecture/concert. Students continue to engage in detailed study and analysis of diverse repertoire both privately and in weekly seminars.

Music and Media

MUCM524

12 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This unit provides students with the opportunity to attain the computer and software skills to compose music for various media, including advertising, interactive games, theatre and popular song. The unit comprises historical, theoretical, analytical and practical elements, and is delivered in a state-of-the-art music studio. Music and Media is an ideal fourth unit of study for students whose major focus includes the units Composition I–III.

Music and the Moving Image MUCM525 12 credit points Prerequisite: Music & Media This unit builds on the computer and software skills acquired in Music and Media to provide students with the techniques necessary for composing appropriate music for various cinematic genres, including animation and silent films, and to create atmosphere for particular sequences, such as suspense, dream, dramatic, romantic, epic and underscore. The unit comprises historical, theoretical, analytical and practical elements, and is delivered in a state-of-the-art music studio.

Screen Music Analysis

MUCM526

12 credit points

Prerequisite: Research Seminar

This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a comprehensive study of the role of music on screen in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Screen Music Analysis combines historical, theoretical and analytical elements, from the emigration to America of European composers in the early 1930s, to the evolution of the electronic score. Screen music from all regions and periods are discussed and analysed.

ARTS MANAGEMENT FOCUS Leadership and Management in the Arts

MUAM531

12 credit points Prerequisites: None

The aim of this unit is to evaluate management in the new millennium, with a particular emphasis on the development of knowledge within the perpetually changing business environment of the arts. Students will consider a range of leadership theories and models – historical, current and proposed – to facilitate a solid understanding of the key issues associated with leading people in an arts organisation. They will gain access to a range of leadership resources and models that will prove useful in the working environment. Further, they will consider a range of historical and contemporary management theories to enable them to identify models and ideas relevant to their working environments.

Public Relations and Sponsorship in the Arts

MUAM532

12 credit points Prerequisites: None

Public Relations and Sponsorship in the Arts explores the essentials of public relations (profiting at low cost) and sponsorship (gaining financial and in kind assistance). These are two vital areas in the arts domain in particular, but related directly to any organisation that is in the business of profiting itself was limited resources and funds at its disposal. The study gives students the conceptual framework and contextual insights 20


for workplace application of the interrelated public relations and sponsorship areas of arts management.

Essential Business Skills for People in the Arts

MUAM533

12 credit points Prerequisites: None

This unit provides the opportunity to develop a range of current business models and strategies that will assist in the practice of running a business, including the ability to establish, manage and appropriately execute a small music business. These models are applied to the arts, but are equally valid when applied to other fields of endeavour.

Marketing for People in the Arts

MUAM534

12 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This unit aims to enable students to evaluate marketing principles and practices, and apply these to a creative arts field of employment. Students are introduced to fundamental marketing principles in the context of the Arts, and to e-marketing strategies to build market share. Completion of this study will give students comprehensive knowledge of arts markets and marketing.

RESEARCH Research and Analysis

MURM541

12 credit points

Prerequisite: Research Seminar

This unit is designed to provide the opportunity for students to gain the diverse skills required of the contemporary musicologist, from locating and annotating sources to summarising recent musicological writing, demonstrating a solid grasp of various analytical techniques and writing a substantial research paper at the end of semester.

Research Project MURM542 12 credit points Prerequisite: Research & Analysis In Research Project, students conduct rigorous research in an area of interest within

their focus. They each work with a supervisor on a weekly basis and present regular progress reports to their fellow students on the writing of a thesis of 12000-15000 words.

Bachelor and Associate Degree of Music PERFORMANCE STUDIES Performance I

MUBP111

6 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The Performance sequence of units is a degree-long study of the student’s major instrument (including voice), comprising of a weekly one-hour individual lesson with a specialist tutor and a performance workshop. The tutor works with the student to develop and refine technical and interpretive skills and build a suitable repertoire. Tuition is offered in voice, studio guitar and all orchestral instruments. The performance workshop addresses all aspects of performing. As well as hosting a forum to discuss performance issues, it provides students with the opportunity to perform for fellow students, faculty and visitors of the School of Music; receive feedback from tutors and visiting musicians; evaluate the performances of their peers; and participate in production roles. In Performance I students commence the journey towards mastery of their instrument and confidence in performance.

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Performance II

MUBP112

Performance III

MUBP213

Performance IV

MUBP214

6 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance I

This is the second unit in the student’s study of their major instrument, where students further develop their technical and interpretive skills, together with greater confidence in performance. The tutor continues to work with the student to develop and refine technical and interpretive skills and build a suitable repertoire, while the performance workshop addresses all aspects of performing. The semester ends with a recital. 6 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance II

This third unit in the student’s study of their major instrument enables students to further develop their technical and interpretive skills, together with greater confidence in performance. Student and tutor continue working together to develop and refine technical and interpretive skills and build a suitable repertoire, while the performance workshop addresses all aspects of performing. The semester ends with a technical examination. 6 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance III

The fourth unit in the student’s study of their major instrument facilitates further development in technical and interpretive skills and performance confidence. The student further refine technical and interpretive skills and builds repertoire in private tuition, while the performance workshop addresses all aspects of performing. The semester ends with a recital. This is the final unit in the Performance sequence for Associate Degree of Music students, whose semester ends with a final recital.

Performance V MUBP315 9 credit points Prerequisite: Performance IV Performance V is the fifth unit in the Bachelor of Music student’s study of their major

instrument. Students further develop their technical and interpretive skills on their instrument, work on refining their personal performance style, and commence putting together the program for their final recital, to be presented at the end of Performance VI. Continuing to work with their tutor and participate in performance workshops, students also assist in facilitating forum discussions. The semester ends with a technical examination.

Performance VI

MUBP316

9 credit points

Prerequisite: Performance V

In this final unit in the Bachelor of Music student’s study of their major instrument, students continue to work with their tutor to further develop their technical and interpretive skills on their instrument and refine their personal performance style. Participation in performance workshops also includes assisting in facilitating forum discussions. The unit culminates in a public recital of 40–50 minutes.

Large Ensemble I (Choral)

MUBP121

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This is the first of a series of six Large Ensemble Studies units providing rehearsal and performance experience in a large choral group. It enables students to develop their skills in pitch, rhythm, sight-singing and score-reading while studying a variety of vocal ensemble elements, such as intonation, choral blending, balance and contemporary techniques. All students participate in the first two semesters of choral studies before choosing whether to continue in the choral sequence, or stream into the Large Ensemble (Orchestral) sequence for the remainder of their degree.

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Large Ensemble II (Choral) MUBP122

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Large Ensemble I

This is the second of a series of six Large Ensemble Studies units providing rehearsal and performance experience in a large choral group. Via participation in the Wesley Institute Choir, students further develop their vocal skills in the areas of intonation, rhythm, sight-singing, score-reading and contemporary choral techniques in rehearsal and performance situations. At the end of this unit students choose whether to continue in the choral sequence, or stream into the Large Ensemble (Orchestral) sequence for the remainder of their degree.

Large Ensemble III (Choral) MUBP122 3 credit points

Prerequisite: Large Ensemble II

This third unit providing rehearsal and performance experience in a large choral group enables students to further develop their skills in pitch, rhythm, sight-singing and scorereading while studying a variety of vocal ensemble elements, such as intonation, choral blending, balance and contemporary techniques. Second year students take a more active role in warm-ups, leading sectionals, music selection, preparation, programming and rehearsals.

Large Ensemble III (Orchestral)

MUBP225

3 credit points Prerequisite: Large Ensemble II (Orchestral)

Large Ensemble III (Orchestral) is first in the sequence of units providing rehearsal and performance experience in an orchestra. It enables students to consolidate many of the skills learned in Large Ensemble I窶的I (Choral), develop their musicality and hone their orchestral rehearsal and performance skills. Students become familiar with and regularly perform a range of orchestral repertoire, from the Baroque period to the 20th century, systematically developing orchestral and rehearsal knowledge and skills.

Large Ensemble IV (Choral)

MUBP224

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Large Ensemble III (Choral)

This unit gives students further experience of large group work through continued participation in the Wesley Institute Choir. Through the study of a variety of vocal ensemble elements, such as intonation, choral blending, balance and contemporary techniques, students will continue to refine skills in pitch, rhythm, sight-singing and score-reading. Second year students take a more active role in warm-ups, leading sectionals, music selection, preparation, programming and rehearsals.

Large Ensemble IV (Orchestral)

MUBP226

3 credit points Prerequisite: Large Ensemble III (Orchestral)

Large Ensemble III (Orchestral) enables students to further develop their musicality

together with their orchestral rehearsal and performance skills. They become familiar with and regularly perform a range of orchestral repertoire, from the Baroque period to the 20th century, systematically developing orchestral and rehearsal knowledge and skills. They are encouraged to engage with music selection and production processes.

Large Ensemble V (Choral)

MUBP325

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Large Ensemble IV (Choral)

In this fifth unit providing rehearsal and performance experience in a large choral group, students take on leadership roles, gaining experience and skills in the organisation and management of a choir.

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Large Ensemble V (Orchestral)

MUBP327

3 credit points Prerequisite: Large Ensemble IV (Orchestral)

Large Ensemble V (Orchestral) provides experience in large group work in the Wesley Institute Orchestra, enabling students to further consolidate ensemble skills, develop their musicality and hone their orchestral rehearsal and performance skills. Students begin to take leadership roles in rehearsals.

Large Ensemble VI (Choral)

MUBP326

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Large Ensemble V (Choral)

Via participation in the Wesley Institute Choir, students reach an advanced standard in the preparation and performance of choral repertoire. Final year students take on leadership roles, gaining experience and skills in managing a choir, and working with the lecturer in the organisation of rehearsals and the selection and preparation of repertoire. Students who have successfully completed Musical Direction I (Choral) are given the opportunity to conduct the choir and lead both sectional and tutti rehearsals.

Large Ensemble VI (Orchestral)

MUBP328

3 credit points Prerequisite: Large Ensemble V (Orchestral)

This is the last unit in the sequence providing orchestral rehearsal and performance experience. It gives students with further opportunities to take leadership roles in the orchestra, while developing their musicality and hone their orchestral leadership, rehearsal and performance skills. Students who are concurrently enrolled in Musical Direction II (Orchestral) may be given the opportunity to conduct the orchestra and lead sectional rehearsals.

Small Ensemble I

MUBP321

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The Small Ensemble range of units enables students to develop their technical, musical and communication skills in various chamber music genres, including vocal, rock, jazz, instrumental, ethnic and contemporary Christian. Weekly rehearsals encourage the development of teamwork in the ensemble through the regular discussion of such issues as intonation, balance, phrasing and interpretation. In Small Ensemble I, students prepare works for two performances during regular supervised rehearsals.

Small Ensemble II MUBP322 3 credit points Prerequisites: None Small Ensemble II enables students to further develop their technical, musical and

communication skills in various chamber music genres, including vocal, rock, jazz, instrumental, ethnic and contemporary Christian. Weekly rehearsals encourage the development of teamwork in the ensemble through the regular discussion of such issues as intonation, balance, phrasing and interpretation. In this unit students prepare works for two performances during regular supervised rehearsals.

MUSICIANSHIP AND MUSICOLOGY Music History I

MUBP131

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This unit is the first in the Music History sequence of units – a background study of the development of Western and non-Western music, enabling students to develop an understanding of the changing face of music within specific historical periods. These units explore the relationship between the composer and the economic, social, religious and political influences that may have affected the composer’s music. Music History I surveys music from ancient times to the Renaissance. 24


Music History II

MUBP132

Music History III

MUBP233

Music History IV

MUBP234

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Music History I

This unit is the second in the series of background studies of the development of Western and non-Western music, enabling students to develop an understanding of the changing face of music within specific historical periods. These units explore the relationship between the composer and the economic, social, religious and political influences that may have affected the composer’s music. Music History II surveys music from the Baroque and Classical periods. 3 credit points

Prerequisite: Music History II

This unit is the third in the Music History sequence. These units explore the relationship between the composer and the economic, social, religious and political influences that may have affected the composer’s music. Music History III surveys music from the Romantic period. 3 credit points

Prerequisite: Music History III

This is the final unit in the Music History series enabling students to develop an understanding of the changing face of music within specific historical periods. Music History IV surveys twentieth-century and contemporary music.

Aural Perception I

MUBP141

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This is the first of four progressive units that develop the aural skills essential for any musician: the ability to recognise, memorise and notate musical patterns heard; and the ability to imagine, reproduce and transpose vocally music from manuscript. Students work on dictation and sight-singing exercises using diatonic pitch materials in all major and minor keys, and simple and compound meters, including rhythms using triplets and duplets. Sight-singing exercises use both moveable-doh solfa and lettername systems. Dictation exercises emphasise the aural identification of tonic, pitch and meter.

Aural Perception II MUBP142 3 credit points Prerequisite: Aural Perception I Aural Perception II is the second of four progressive units that develop skills of aural

perception essential for any musician. This semester students engage with longer melodic phrases and pitch patterns, eighteenth-century counterpoint, a broader range of diatonic harmonies and more complex rhythmic passages, including syncopation.

Aural Perception III

MUBP243

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Aural Perception II

This third Aural unit continues the development of students’ skills. This semester exercises are extended to include recognising, notating and singing modes, seventh chords, modulations, chord functions, all simple intervals, complex rhythmic patterns and sequences.

Aural Perception IV MUBP244 3 credit points Prerequisite: Aural Perception IV Aural Perception IV, the final of four progressive units developing aural skills, places a

greater emphasis on chromaticism. Chromatic chords and progressions, modulation and complex rhythmic patterns will all be examined.

Harmony and Analysis I MUBP151 3 credit points Prerequisites: None In Harmony and Analysis I students learn to notate music correctly and neatly by hand. They also consolidate basic music concepts, including pitch and intervals, rhythm and

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meter, tonic, scale and melody, triads and seventh chords, musical texture and chordal spacing, part-writing in four-voice texture, and melodic figuration and dissonance.

Harmony and Analysis II MUBP152 3 credit points Prerequisite: Harmony I In Harmony and Analysis II students extend their harmonic vocabulary through the study of various triads and seventh chords, sequences and modulations. Significant aspects of 18th century counterpoint and complex rhythms are also examined.

Harmony and Analysis III

MUBP253

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Harmony II

This unit enables students to experience the style of the music of the Romantic period through a study of chromaticism and analysis of representative works. The aim is to broaden their understanding of theory and practice through listening and analysis.

Composition and Arranging MUBP254 3 credit points Prerequisite: Harmony III This unit synthesises concepts and skills learned in Harmony and Analysis I-III into practical compositional exercises. The idiomatic requirements of instruments and voices are examined within the context of student compositional and arranging tasks. Examples are drawn principally from the music of the twentieth century. All instrument groups are covered, as are writing for voice, choir and piano, enabling students to develop the ability to write for any combination.

Musical Direction I (Choral)

MUBP355

3 credit points Prerequisites: Composition and Arranging, Large Ensemble IV

The Musical Direction sequence comprises two units in which students examine all aspects of directing vocal and instrumental ensembles. In Musical Direction I (Choral) students have the opportunity to study the areas of planning, preparing, rehearsing and conducting a choral ensemble. Elements covered in both theory and practice include repertoire selection, the physiology of the voice, function and clarity of the beat, choral warm-up and aspects of breathing, phrasing and diction. The unit concludes with a substantial rehearsal and performance with the choir.

Musical Direction II (Orchestral/Instrumental)

MUBP356 3 credit points Prerequisite: Musical Direction I

In this unit students have the opportunity to study the areas of planning, preparing, rehearsing and conducting various instrumental ensembles. The studies cover repertoire selection, clarity of the beat, cueing, phrasing, intonation and balance. The unit concludes with a substantial rehearsal and performance with a class ensemble.

Ethnomusicology

MUBP335

3 credit points

Prerequisite: Music History IV

This unit provides an overview of current major ethnomusicological issues with a particular emphasis on the diverse roles of music in cultures around the world. The practical usefulness of this knowledge for the music missionary is profound, since it provides methods for discovering answers to essential questions relating to the encouragement of indigenous hymnodies. The unit also examines the philosophy of and provides the tools for cross-cultural music ministry, covering such areas as program planning and strategies. Students have the opportunity to work within music systems that may be unfamiliar, with emphasis placed on participant observation, hands-on learning and transcription methods. The unit also explores the development of ethnodoxology.

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SUPPORT AND TECHNICAL STUDIES Functional Keyboard

MUBP101

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This foundational study in all aspects of keyboard playing enables students to develop a sound grasp of technical elements, sight-reading, accompanying, transposing, improvising, figured-bass reading and harmonising over basic chord charts.

Digital Audio Workstations and Live Sound

MUBP161

3 credit points Prerequisites: None

Musicians in all genres today require a foundation of understanding together with a working knowledge of audio technology. The focus of this introductory unit is twofold: the development of essential basic skills in live sound production and enhancement, and an exploration of recent advancements in audio technology.

MIDI and Electronic Music Production

MUBP262 3 credit points Prerequisites: Digital Audio Workstations and Live Sound

Musical Instruments Digital Interface (MIDI) is widely used today by professionals ranging from music publishers, copyists and classical music composers to studio producers and disc jockeys around the world. Building on the fundamental concepts of audio hardware covered in Digital Audio Workstations and Live Sound, this unit explores the many uses of MIDI in the processes of digital music production and performance. Students gain a broad view of the various production tools available in the professional recording world.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Faith and the Contemporary Artist I

INBM101 3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The Faith and Contemporary Artist sequence is common to all the Institute’s creative arts degrees, enabling Music students to work alongside students of Graphic Design, Dance and Drama in an environment which seeks to enhance integration between the creative arts, as well as integration between faith and artistic endeavour. Research and assessment tasks embrace Music, bringing it into dialogue with various aspects of Christian thought and practice. In Faith and the Contemporary Artist I the dialogue is between theology and creativity, as students consider the divine origins of artistic endeavour, the revelation of God in Christ, and His interaction with humanity. Theological reflection is grounded in history, philosophy and aesthetics to promote the process of spiritual enquiry and development in the artist.

Faith and the Contemporary Artist II INBM102 3 credit points Prerequisites: None Unit content in Faith and the Contemporary Artist II invites investigation of the breadth of human experience through the lens of cultural studies. It explores the contribution of the arts to contemporary culture and enables students to reach for an integration of their faith and their art form in the context of cultural communication.

Faith and the Contemporary Artist III INBM203 3 credit points Prerequisites: None In Faith and the Contemporary Artist III students have opportunity for engagement with the Old Testament text, exploring its relevance for contemporary life and artistic endeavour. An overview of the sweep of Old Testament history and writings reveals the continuing story of God’s communication with humankind, encouraging the process of spiritual enquiry and personal development that are of great value to the maturing artist. 27


Faith and the Contemporary Artist IV INBM204 3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

In this unit students have opportunity for engagement with the New Testament text, tracing the big biblical story, and exploring its relevance for contemporary life and artistic endeavour.

Faith and the Contemporary Artist V INBM305 3 credit points Prerequisites: None

This final unit of the series invites students to select a study of interest from a range of studies on offer each semester encompassing biblical, pastoral and theological topics.

Small Ensemble Elective

MUBP323

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The Small Ensemble range of units enables students to develop their technical, musical and communication skills in various chamber music genres, including vocal, rock, jazz, instrumental, ethnic and contemporary Christian. Weekly rehearsals encourage the development of teamwork in the ensemble through the regular discussion of such issues as intonation, balance, phrasing and interpretation. Small Ensemble Elective gives Associate Degree students the opportunity to learn in a small ensemble, as well as giving enthusiastic Bachelor students further scope to develop ensemble skills.

Choir Performance and Cultural Experience*

MUBP129, 229, 329

3 credit points

These units give students an opportunity for intense musical and cultural studies in a particular region of the world. The tuition fee of $9750 includes travel expenses. Repertoire includes music by composers from the areas visited, and the rehearsal period includes preliminary research into various historical and cultural aspects of those areas. These units are available as electives to first, second and third year students. Admission is by audition.

Advanced Aural MUBP345 3 credit points Prerequisite: Aural Perception IV Advanced Aural provides students with the opportunity to consolidate their aural skills. Diverse listening exercises including melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictations, transcriptions and repertoire analysis will be devised, based in part on the particular interests of the class. Topics may include music of particular periods, regions, composers and genres.

Musical Theatre

MUBP363

6 credit points

This unit enables students to develop their technical, musical and artistic skills in musical theatre performance, in such diverse areas as singer/actor, instrumentalist, sound technician, arranger, repetiteur and assistant musical director. A period of intensive rehearsal culminates in four performances of the chosen repertoire. Students will work alongside their peers from the Drama, Dance and Graphic Design faculties. Admission to this unit is by audition.

Second Instrument Study I MUBP371 3 credit points Prerequisites: None Second Instrument Study I provides students with the opportunity to have private

tuition on an instrument other than their major study instrument. Students will develop technical and musical skills on the instrument through a combination of exercises, studies and appropriate repertoire, and complete a short practical examination in all these areas at the end of the semester. *Each of these units includes an overseas tour. The tuition fee for these units includes travel expenses. Eligible students may have access to FEE-HELP for the tuition costs of these units, but FEE-HELP is not available for incidental costs, e.g. travel insurance, visa costs, travel to and from Sydney airport.

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Second Instrument Study II

MUBP372

3 credit points Prerequisite: Second Instrument Study I

This second elective unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake further private tuition on an instrument other than their major study instrument. Students will continue to develop technical and musical skills on the instrument through a combination of exercises, studies and appropriate repertoire, and undertake a short practical examination in all these areas at the end of the semester.

Second Instrument Study III

MUBP373

3 credit points Prerequisite: Second Instrument Study II

A third elective unit is provided to enable students to further develop their technical and musical skills on a second instrument. These three units are often taken by those wishing to teach music, since a broader base of instrumental skills and knowledge is highly desirable in the classroom.

Special Instrument Study MUBP374 3 credit points Prerequisites: None Special Instrument Study provides students with the opportunity to study a third

instrument for a semester as they come to the end of their undergraduate studies and begin to focus on a specific career path. Some examples of situations in which this unit will be useful include: pianists who wish to study the organ for use in church; students considering a teaching career who wish to gain a foundational proficiency on guitar; and wind students thinking of a career in musical theatre who wish to gain expertise as multi-instrumentalists (e.g. playing clarinet/saxophone/flute parts).

Accompaniment I

MUBP381

Accompaniment II

MUBP382

3 credit points

This elective unit provides keyboard majors and other students with appropriate keyboard ability with the opportunity to develop their skills in accompanying various instruments, voices and ensembles. Accompaniment I comprises the essential skills of sight-reading, and score analysis and reduction, together with a study of significant repertoire. Admission to this unit is by audition. 3 credit points

Prerequisite: Accompaniment I

This unit consolidates the skills developed in Accompaniment I. As they continue the study of significant repertoire, student will further develop the skills of sight-reading and score analysis and reduction essential for accompanists.

Music Leading in Worship

MUBP391

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

This elective unit provides students with the opportunity to examine the process of preparing and leading performances of sacred vocal and instrumental music for various occasions. The emphasis i is on the development of such skills as worship music selection, rehearsal and performance, together with an understanding of diverse worship practices.

Church Music Administration

MUBP392

3 credit points

Prerequisites: None

The second unit in the Worship Arts series, Church Music Administration lays the foundation of management and administrative skills needed to facilitate a worship arts program in a church, and prepares students for music ministry leadership roles.

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Academic Staff Dr Heva Chan ATCLPerf, LTCLPerf, LTCLTeach, DipMus, DipElecMus, DipComp, CertMusGraph, MAComp, MFAMusicology, PhD Head Of Music

Ms Ludmila Beliavskaia DipMus, MMus(Hons) Tutor, Classical Piano, Accompanist

Ms Justine Bradley MNLP Tutor, Voice

Mr Anthony Clarke AMusA, DSCM, BMusEd, LMusAPerf, LTCLPerf, FTCL, GradDipMus Tutor, Viola

Ms Kathleen Connell BA, DipEd, GradCertVocPed, MA, PhD Candidate Tutor, Voice

Mr Paul Cutlan BMus(Hons) Tutor, Clarinet

Dr Prudence Dunstone BMus, BMus(Hons), PhD Tutor, Voice

Mr Brian Evans Industry Professional Tutor, Trumpet

Mr Mitch Farmer Industry Professional Tutor, Drums

Ms Jocelyn Fazzone AMusAPiano, AMusAFlute, LTCLPiano, LMusAFlute, BMus, MMus Lecturer, Accompaniment, Performance; Tutor, Flute, Piano

Dr Marcus Hartstein AMusA, BA(Mus), MMus, PhD, DipPubl Lecturer, Music History; Tutor, Cello

Mr Martyn Hentschel BMus(Hons), GradDipMus, MMus Tutor, Violin

Ms Clare Heuston BA(Hons), AMusA, CertIVAWT Lecturer, Performance; Tutor, Voice

Mr Alan Ho AMusA, BMus(Ed), MMus(Conduct) Lecturer, Harmony and Analysis, Aural Perception

Mr David Holmes BMus, AssocDipPerfArts, DipCA Lecturer, Performance; Tutor, Guitar

Ms Victoria Jacono BMus(Hons) Tutor, Viola

Ms Mina Kanaridis BMus(Hons), MA(Hons), GradDipEd Tutor, Voice

Dr Grenville Kent BATheol, BACommun, GradCertComm, MAMedia, MA(Hons), PhD Lecturer, Integrative Studies

Ms Nari Kim BA(Mus), BCA(MusPerf), MMus Tutor, Organ and Piano

Mr Richard Maegraith MMus Tutor, Saxophone

Ms Sarah McCallum BMus, ATCL Tutor, Voice

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Dr Neil McEwan LRSM, LTCL, FTCL, CertConduct, MMus, PhD Tutor, Conducting

Dr Maureen Miner Bridges BSc, DipCrim, DipEd, MClinPsy, DipBS, PhD Lecturer, Research

Mr Philip Moran ASCM, BMus, DipMin Lecturer, Music History, Harmony, Aural; Tutor, Classical Guitar

Mr Jason Morphett AssDipJazzSt, MMus Tutor, Bassoon

Dr Sadaharu Muramatsu BA(Hons), MMus, MMus, DMus(Hon) Lecturer, Large Ensemble, Musical Direction; Tutor, Conducting, French Horn

Mr Wil New BMus Lecturer, Digital Audio Workstations

Ms Susan Newsome BMus, GradDipPerf Tutor, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet

Mr Tim Parsons BMus Tutor, Drums

Mr Art Phillips MMusSt Lecturer, Music and Media, Ethnomusicology; Tutor, Composition

Dr Herman Pretorius BA, BA(Hons), STD, BA(Hons), MA, PhD Lecturer, Musical Theatre Production

Mr David Pudney AssocDipJazzStud, Industry Professional Lecturer: Functional Keyboard; Tutor, Jazz Piano

Mr Ralph Pyl AssocDipJazzStud, Industry Professional Lecturer, Small Ensemble; Tutor, Trumpet

Mr Sean Rudd BA Tutor, Bass Guitar

Mr Gordon Rytmeister AssocDipJazzStud, Industry Professional Tutor, Drums

Mr Daren Sirbough BMus, MEd candidate Tutor, Contemporary Piano

Dr Mark Stephens BA(Hons), PhD Lecturer, Integrative Studies

Ms Elana Stone BMus Tutor, Voice

Mr Boris Suraev BMus, Concert Cellist Tutor, Cello

Mr Simon Sweeney BMus, MMus Tutor, Trumpet

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2013 Fees Tuition Fees Master of Music

Domestic*

Overseas**

Course Fee^

$26,400.00

$31,680.00

Unit Fee (12 cp,++ Performance, Composition)

$3,960.00

$4,320.00

Unit Fee (12 cp, Arts Management, Music & Media)

$3,200.00

$3,840.00

Unit Fee (12 cp, Research)

$3,600.00

$4,320.00

$47,700.00

$54,528.00

Unit Fee (9 cp, Performance)

$3,510.00

$3,510.00

Unit Fee (6 cp, Performance)

$2,340.00

$2,340.00

Unit Fee (3 cp, Music)

$930.00

$1,122.00

Unit Fee (3 cp, Integrative)

$870.00

$1,122.00

$9,750.00

$9,750.00

Course Fee^

$31,440.00

$36,288.00

Unit Fees

as for the Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Music Course Fee^

Unit Fee (Choir Performance and Cultural Experience) Associate Degree of Music

Administration Fees $150 $100 $50 $30 $30 $120 $0 - $200 $50 $50 $150 $100+ $200+

Graduation Fee Late Enrolment Fine Late Variation to Enrolment Fine Student ID Card Replacement Request for Transcript (plus postage costs) Request for Replacement Testamur Deferred Payment Contract Fee Late fee for missing an agreed payment Re-Issue of Financial Records Fee (current year) Re-Issue of Financial Records Fee (previous years) Course Withdrawal Fee (up to start of classes) Course Withdrawal Fee (after classes commence)

*Domestic Student: A student who is an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen, or the holder of a permanent humanitarian visa. **Overseas Student: Any student who is not a domestic student. ^Fees for units taken in any other School are published in the Course Information Book for that School, and at Tuition Fees. Fees are subject to annual review and increase. +

New students only

++

Credit points

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Wesley Institute offers the following courses:

Master of Arts (Leadership and Applied Ethics) Master of Arts (Religious Education) Master of Counselling Master of Music Master of Teaching (Primary) Master of Theology Master of Theology (Korean medium) Master of Theological Studies Graduate Diploma of Arts (Applied Ethics) Graduate Diploma of Arts (Leadership) Graduate Diploma of Arts (Religious Education) Graduate Diploma of Counselling Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) Graduate Diploma of Theological Studies Graduate Certificate in Arts (Leadership and Applied Ethics) Graduate Certificate in Arts (Religious Education) Bachelor of Theology (Honours) Bachelor of Dance Bachelor of Dramatic Art Bachelor of Graphic Design Bachelor of Music Bachelor of Theology Bachelor of Theology (Korean medium) Associate Degree of Dance Associate Degree of Graphic Design Associate Degree of Music Associate Degree of Theology Associate Degree of Theology (Korean medium) Diploma of Dramatic Art

September 2012 Wesley Institute

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