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MUSC8051 - Performance Development 2

Title:Performance Development 2
Long Title:Performance Development 2
Module Code:MUSC8051
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 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Author: JOAN SCANNELL
Module Description: This module develops self-reliance in planning, preparing and delivering an individual instrumental performance project.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Construct a coherent instrumental project showing ability to plan effectively
LO2 Apply dexterity and musicianship to particular repertoire tasks
LO3 Judge and reflect on own abilities in playing in order to solicit targeted instruction and feedback
LO4 Demonstrate s/he has appropriately addressed the principal challenges of instrumental technique as they pertain to the chosen project
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).

12637 MUSC8050 Performance Development 1
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.

A IIii in Core Instrumental Studies 5, or equivalent

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Goal-orientated skill development
Identification and selection of suitable material. Learning how to sequence content and techniques for the chosen project.
Extending depth of specific playing abilities
Critical reflection and revision of own playing in order to further develop technical prowess and expressive musicianship.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal Diary of activities with audio/visual support 1,2,3,4 40.0 Sem End
Practical/Skills Evaluation Final progress assessment 1,2,3,4 40.0 Sem End
Practical/Skills Evaluation Initial progress assessment 1,2,3,4 20.0 Week 7
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
Lecture Individual instruction 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Individual instrumental practice and research 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
  • Books, Journals, List of appropriate reading material will be provided by the lecturer
  • CDs, List of appropriate listening material will be provided by the lecturer
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Green, Barry 1987, The Inner Game of Music, Pan Books [ISBN: 10: 0330300172; ISBN-13: 978-0330300179]
  • Parncutt, Richard and McPherson, Gary 2002, The Science and Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning, Oxford University Press USA [ISBN: 10: 0195138104; ISBN-13: 978-0195138108]
  • Green, Don 2002, Performance Success: Performing Your Best Under Pressure, Routledge [ISBN: 10: 0878301224; ISBN-13: 978-0878301225]
  • Werner, Kenny 1996, Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within, Jamey Asbersold [ISBN: 10: 156224003X; ISBN-13: 978-1562240035]
  • Thompson, Sue and Neil Thompson 2008, The Critically Reflective Practitioner, Any Ed., Palmgrave macmillan Hondsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS UK [ISBN: 10:0230573185]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 6 Elective
CR_GMUTE_9 Master of Arts in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2
CR_GMUST_9 Master of Science in Music and Technology 2 Group Elective 2

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