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MUSC8029 - Devised Performance Project

Title:Devised Performance Project
Long Title:Devised Performance Project
Module Code:MUSC8029
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 10 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Description: An approved, self-devised performance project, in an appropriate genre, articulated through performance and comprehensively documented.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate ensemble, performance and organisational skills
LO2 Exhibit creative expression and interpretive understanding
LO3 Manage and execute an ab initio performance project
LO4 Interact effectively with his/her peers and a public audience
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

Must have demonstrated potential to achieve a successful public performance

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Survey of appropriate repertory and resources
Performance preparation
Application of technical and interpretive skills to chosen repertory
Team development & Leadership
Bringing together, facilitating and leading a performing ensemble
Promotion & Marketing
Engaging in appropriate strategies to attract a public audience
Arranging high-quality AV recording of performance and maintaining a reflective project record
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Continuous assessment 1,2,3,4 20.0 Every Second Week
Performance Evaluation Panel appraisal of the performance project 1,2,3,4 40.0 Sem End
Reflective Journal Journal of project plan and execution 3,4 40.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Collaborative mentoring 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent Learning Practice, research and project development 6.5 Every Week 6.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.50
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Colin Lawson & Robin Stowell 1999, The Historical Performance of Music: An Introduction, first Ed., Cambridge University Press Cambridge [ISBN: ISBN-10: 0521627389]
  • Jonathon Dunsby 1996, Performing Music: Shared Concerns, Clarendon London [ISBN: 0198166427]
  • John Rink 2002, Musical Performance: A Guide to Understanding, Cambridge University Press Cambridge [ISBN: 0521788625]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Jonathan Feist 2013, Project Management for Musicians, Berklee Press [ISBN: B00NPOH93E]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • DVD: Stewart Gordon 2007, Performance Practices: Late 20th Century Music , Warner Bros, U.S.

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUTH_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Musical Theatre 8 Elective
CR_GPOPM_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Popular Music 8 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 6 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 7 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 8 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 5 Elective
CR_GMUTE_9 Master of Arts in Music and Technology 1 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUTE_9 Master of Arts in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUST_9 Master of Science in Music and Technology 1 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUST_9 Master of Science in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2

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