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MUI3010 Making Music 5: Improvising

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022


Pre-requisite: MUI2008


Essential elements in the development of a contemporary musician are aural awareness and both a working knowledge of, and practical skills in the techniques of music analysis and the principles and practice of improvised performance. This course provides the student with important music skills that supplement Music Practice courses.

This course provides further practical instruction in the use of the vocabulary and language of contemporary music to create improvised musical artefacts. It further develops knowledge, understanding and aural acuity of pitch, melody and rhythm by applying these skills to improvisation.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022