PERF12017 - Performance and Production Studies 4

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Through further intermediate studies in ensemble music performance, you will be able to synthesize your specialised performance skills within the context of publicly presented music ensemble performances. These music ensemble activities give you the opportunity to work in various performance, technical and creative roles as appropriate so that you have the opportunity to develop intermediate skills in problem-solving, creative, self-regulated and critical thinking, within a team-based environment. NOTE: On occasion, as part of your studies, you may be required to participate in performance activities in various settings and locations (off campus) that may contribute to your assessment in this unit.


Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in CG51 Bachelor of Music (Specialisation)

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 40%
2. Practical Assessment 40%
3. Practical Assessment 20%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.8 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 80% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit evaluation / Moodle / personal communication
Quality of teaching staff
Students of both Noosa and Mackay have been complimentary and expressed high levels of satisfaction in the quality of the teaching staff in these practical units. Continuing to have access to experienced and effective educators who are inspiring performers is invaluable to the quality of the student experience in these units.
Action Taken
CQUniversity continue to provide students in this unit with experienced and effective educators who challenge students to levels of performance excellence in each relative musical setting.
Source: Unit Evaluations Moodle
Students responded positively to the performance tasks and ensemble themes studied this term.
Continue to deliver quality performance opportunities with engaging stylistic themes for the ensembles.
Action Taken
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Perform, at an intermediate level, a range of music ensemble repertoire pertinent to your instrument and specialisation within various rehearsal and public performance settings
  2. Apply, at an intermediate level, a range of technical, creative and performance skills specific to music ensembles within various rehearsal and public performance settings
  3. Develop, to an intermediate level, musical skills of stylistic authenticity within a range of music ensembles.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
3 - Practical Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
3 - Practical Assessment