Area of Study
Music (BA), Music Performance
Taught In English
Satisfactory completion of MU4003, MU4005, MU4010 performance or equivalent
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
Twelve hours of individual instrumental/vocal tuition are provided in addition to twentytwo
hours of lectures and workshops.
Students will be invited to address a range of topics related to musical performance
including engaging with the avant-garde in a range of genres and experimenting with
performing methods and traditions.
For part of the course, performers will be paired with composers and will commission
pieces from their partners, negotiating the creation of a bespoke piece designed to
exploit and stretch their full range of performing skills. They will also further develop
skills in delivering and assessing performance, performance practice and presentation.
Teaching: Lectures, workshops and individual instrumental lessons
STUDY OPTION 1:
Portfolio of performance work to include:
? Public performance examination of no more than 20 minutes (60%)
? Contribution to a staff led performing ensemble (20%)
? A record of attendance and participation in individual lessons (20%)
STUDY OPTION 2 OR STUDY OPTION 3: alternative assessment
Study Option 1 = Whole Year
Study Option 2 = Autumn
Study Option 3 = Spring/summer
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.