Study Abroad and Exchanges



MUS3092 : Additional Performance Studies (Folk & Traditional Music) 3 (Inactive)

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0


To provide you with the opportunity to develop performance skills on a second instrument or voice in more depth;
To guide and assist you in building a larger personal repertoire.

This module provides an opportunity for students to take a 20 credit module on their second instrument (this includes voice) with a similar level of tuition to Performance Studies 2. It is open to students who show the potential to perform at first study level on their second instrument and who achieve a 2:1 level or above on their second instrument in the solo final recital of assessments at the end of Stage 2.

Outline Of Syllabus

Individually tailored one-to-one lessons or other activities to develop the student’s performance skills, musicality, and understanding on their second instrument to the sorts of levels expected on first instrument.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical122:0024:001:1 instrumental & vocal lessons
Guided Independent StudySkills practice1164:00164:00N/A
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

One-to-one teaching provides a focused basis for the development of performance skills on your second chosen instrument. The core of your learning for this module lies in your private study, which involves practice, listening, reading and research as appropriate and which will contribute to your assessed recital. Independent study is required to build your repertoire and understanding of style in traditional music.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Performance102A20Interim public recital (10 minutes) 2 items one of them solo. This may be followed by a viva voce discussion
Performance152A80A public recital (15 minutes) containing at least 1 solo item.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The recital will require you to apply knowledge gained from the module's key themes through independent research and through the development of your instrumental / vocal performance skills.
The written self assessment requires you to evaluate your progress against an appropriately formulated plan of study, and to explain your choice of repertoire. Your performance diary includes evidence of your working processes in tuition, practice and research and your regular participation in student performances and in workshops, as well as responses to professional concerts you attended.
Your tutors report, self assessment report, and performance studies diary will be available to the assessment panel for consultation at the time of your end-of-year recital.

Reading Lists