MUSC8008 - Community Music Project 2

Title:Community Music Project 2
Long Title:Community Music Project 2
Module Code:MUSC8008
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 4 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MARIA JUDGE
Module Description: This module will further develop the workshop and instrumental skills from Community Music Project 1 and explore the role of the arts within the community. The students will design, facilitate and evaluate a project within the community.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop and facilitate a music project within the community
LO2 Use, to an increased degree of proficiency and confidence, instrumental and vocal skills in a workshop setting
LO3 Demonstrate an awareness of the issues pertaining to Community Music practice, including project management
LO4 Examine the needs of the community in relation to music, identifying ways to work effectively in this area
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).

13300 MUSC8007 Community Music Project 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.


Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Workshop techniques and project management
Community music project – develop, facilitate and evaluate a project within the community
Practical Skills Development
Increase proficiency and develop further instrumental and vocal techniques for use in workshop settings
Role of Music and the Arts within the Community
Develop an insight into the evolution of and current issues pertaining to the field of community arts
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Community Arts Project - development, facilitation and documentation. Practical assessment - on-site evaluation or video recording (context-appropriate). Development and documentation assessment - written journal. 1,2,3,4 50.0 Week 12
Practical/Skills Evaluation Musical and facilitation skills 2 25.0 Every Week
Other Continuous Assessment - classwork, facilitation skills 2,3,4 25.0 Every Week
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 Class and practical based instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Project development and facilitation 1.5 Every Week 1.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) To include personal project planning and research 1.5 Every Week 1.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Instrumental and vocal practice 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Bean, John and Oldfield, Amelia 2005, Pied Piper: Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills, Jessica Kingsley Publishers London [ISBN: 1853029947]
  • Hunt, Peter 2001, Voiceworks A Handbook for Singing, Oxford University Press Oxford [ISBN: 0193435497]
  • Gadsby, David and Harrop, Beatrice 2002, Flying a Round, A & C Black Ltd. London [ISBN: 071366343X]
  • Hunt, Peter 2003, Voiceworks 2, A Further Handbook for Singing, Oxford University Press Oxford [ISBN: 9780193435506]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Alison Burns & Gitika Partington 2015, Community Voiceworks : The Complete Resource for Community Choirs, Oxford University Press Oxford, United Kingdom [ISBN: 9780193390799]
  • Leck, Graeme 2003, Performance Making: A Manual for Workshops, Currency Press Pty Ltd. UK [ISBN: 0868196738]
  • Moser, Peter and McKay, George ed. 2005, Community Music: A Handbook, Russel House Publishing Ltd. UK [ISBN: 1903855705]
  • Sanderson, Ana 1995, Banana Splits, A & C Black Publishers Ltd. London [ISBN: 0713641967]
  • Cork City Council 2009, The use of music as a tool for social inclusion - Report, Cork City Council Cork [ISBN: 9780902282124]
  • Fitzgerald, Sandy 2004, An Outburst of Frankness: Community Arts in Ireland, New Island Books Ireland [ISBN: 1904301649]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GPOPM_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Popular Music 6 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) 8 Elective