Performance I

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Performance I

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA), Music Performance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    To qualify for First Study individual lessons: successful audition (week 1 semester 1) demonstrating Grade 6 standard in approved instrument/voice.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Group piano lessons; approved ensemble.

    Learning Outcomes:

    On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
    -perform a short recital at post-Grade 6 standard (only applicable to students taking the first-study instrument/voice strand).
    -perform technical studies, scales, and arpeggios as relevant to their instrument/voice of at least Grade 7 standard (only applicable to students taking the first-study instrument/voice strand) .
    -demonstrate basic techniques in harmonisation, transposition, and improvisation at the keyboard (only applicable to students taking the group piano lessons strand).
    -Adopt a self-critical approach towards their own performance.

    Teaching & Learning methods:
    24 lecture hours, approved ensemble membership as designated by Department, individual first study or group piano lessons

    Assessment:
    Continuous Assessment: 30%
    Other: 70%

    Continuous Assessment detail(s): Assessment: membership of a designated approved ensemble 20% based on attendance, attendance mark for Platform Class/Group Piano Tuition
    Other detail(s): Practical examination on an individual approved instrument/voice or piano labwork

    Pre-requisites:
    To qualify for First Study individual lessons: successful audition (week 1 semester 1) demonstrating Grade 6 standard in approved instrument/voice.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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.