MUS20180 UCD Philharmonic Choir 2

Academic Year 2021/2022

Entry to this module is by AUDITION ONLY. DO NOT REGISTER TO THIS MODULE UNLESS you have successfully passed your audition. ALL those who pass their audition WILL be given a module place.

Students wanting to AUDITION for this module must submit a video audition in week 1 through the application form available on the School of Music website, where further instructions can be found. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Philharmonic Choir offers students an opportunity to become familiar with the choral repertoire while developing their musicianship skills and analysing repertoire through practical engagement with same. The module will culminate in the creation of a virtual choir video.

Assessment will consist of a video submission (50%) and continuous assessment (50%), based on students' attendance and participation in rehearsals. Students unable to attend the live rehearsal sessions should inform the module coordinator as soon as possible before or after the relevant session.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students who participate successfully in the choir will achieve the following objectives:

- Improve sight-reading and musicianship skills
- Develop their vocal technique
- Learn a variety of choral music to a high standard
- Gain an understanding of choral music.
- Broaden knowledge of the choral repertoire

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Weekly online rehearsals and sectional rehearsals, as appropriate.

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
MUS20190 - UCD Choral Scholars 1

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Continuous Assessment
Participation and engagement in weekly rehearsals.
Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Practical Examination: Concert performance Unspecified n/a Graded No


Assignment: Video submission, displaying the student's individual performance of the studied repertoire. Week 9 n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

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