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Miskin Music Assignment

Assignment Cover Sheet

Assignment Reference:

T2.4

Brief IVd By: Andrew Pettitt

Title:

Music Performance Session Styles

PASSED 01/10/14

Units:

Unit 22 Music Performance Session Styles


GC1, GC2, GC3 (All Criteria)

Timing within Course:

Term 1 and 2

Date Set:

16 February 2015

Submission Deadline:

Performance 25th -27th February 2016


Tumblr Diary
Recordings 07th18th March

Time Span:

6 weeks

Special Considerations:

As well as working with directors and other company members, independent study is essential.

Resources:

Research is necessary, proof of which will be in your Tumblr diary. Rehearsals and performances will be observed as
evidence. Notebooks and correct clothing will be required. Your Tumblr diary will form essential evidence, and this
includes blogged entries, director/choreographer notes, comments and evaluations.

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Relevant Departmental Notes: Assessment throughout this course is essentially formative, company members can re-visit criteria to arrive
at their final assessment grades.
Evidence: This will be in the form of blogs, observed participation, director observation, video recordings and research notes
This project is inextricably linked to all other performances
Grading Criteria: Pass, Merit or Distinction are attainable.
English and Maths: This project will include functional skills in English and Maths. Please bear in mind your industry requires eloquent
use of English and accurate use of figures, to which end, the continuing development of these skills are firmly embedded inside all your
work.
Note on copyright and plagiarism: This process will require independent research. Copying from the internet and additional sources is not
appropriate and violates copyright and will be classed as plagiarism unless fully annotated and credited. You must make your work your
own. We need to see that you have an understanding of the areas that you have researched. Copying work directly from ANY source will not
be tolerated. If you quote ANY existing material you must put it in quotation marks and in brackets, attribute the source / author. For
example: Copying is cheating (Robbie McGovan, 2013, Miskin Theatre)

On completion of this project you should


1 Understand the stylistic elements across a wide range of musical genres
2 Be able to develop stylistically accurate musical material for contrasting genres
3 Be able to apply stylistically accurate elements to a range of musical genres in different performance situations.

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The Brief

The ability to fulfill the role of session musician in recording and live situations requires the performer to have a wide
palette of skills that can be applied in variety of situations. In order to do this successfully they must first gain an
understanding of the stylistic elements that comprise a wide range of genres.
This unit is concerned with your knowledge of the stylistic elements across a wide range of musical genres Your
ability to develop stylistically accurate musical material for contrasting genres (and your ability to apply
stylistically accurate elements to a range of musical genres in different performance situations.
There are some questions that will be provided in session to help you. You may want to reference the material used in
your music performance in the music genres show Mixtape as well as your recording sessions in the studios.
Professional Practice: Please be aware that you will be putting professional practice into action within The Miskin
Theatre, which is a publicly licensed professional environment in which you are effectively an intern being given the
opportunity to publicly test your skills and gain creditable industrial experience.

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What you need to do

Task 1 (22-GC1) Evidence- Tumblr


Referring to your group research into four different musical genres, you will produce a report on your Tumblr site about your findings on the
stylistic elements of these genres.
Task 2 (22-GC2) Evidence- Tumblr, Obs, Workshop video
Develop in workshops musical material from at least two contrasting genres
Task 3 (22-GC3) Evidence- Tumblr, Obs, Performance video, Studio Recordings

You will perform different styles of music in rehearsal, at live events, and in good quality live and multi-track studio recordings

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Project: T2.4

Unit Title: Music Performance Session Styles (Unit 22)

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Aim and Purpose: This unit encourages learners to increase their opportunities for employment as performers by developing the ability to
reproduce the authentic sounds and performance characteristics of historically and culturally important genres and artists
To achieve a pass grade the
evidence must show that the
musician is able to:

To achieve a merit grade the


evidence must show that the
musician is able to:

To achieve a distinction grade the


evidence must show that the
musician is able to:

P1. explain the fundamental


stylistic elements of a wide
range of musical genres

M1. illustrate the fundamental


stylistic elements of a wide
range of musical genres

D1. analyse the fundamental stylistic


elements of a wide range of musical
genres

P2. develop stylistically accurate


musical material for
contrasting genres

M2. develop stylistically accurate


musical material
for contrasting genres
competently

D2. develop stylistically accurate


musical material for
contrasting genres with confidence
and flair

P3. apply stylistically accurate


elements to a range of
musical genres in different
performance situations.

M3. apply stylistically accurate


elements to a range of
musical genres in different
performance situations
competently

D3. apply stylistically accurate


elements to a range of
musical genres in different
performance situations with
confidence and flair

Evidence

Grade

Presentation
Tumblr
Workshop
Video
Obs

Observation
Performance
Video
Studio
Recordings

PLEASE NOTE IN THIS UNIT YOU CAN ACHIEVE PASS, MERIT, DISTINCTION

Aim and Purpose: This unit encourages learners to increase their opportunities for employment as performers by developing the ability to
reproduce the authentic sounds and performance characteristics of historically and culturally important genres and artists

Level 3 Diploma in Music


Brief IVd by Andrew Pettitt on 1st October 2015