MUS20780 UCD Philharmonic Choir 2

Academic Year 2022/2023

** 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 through the application form available on the School of Music website, where further instructions can be found:

The deadline for receipt of videos is Friday 17th of September at 11am - 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.

Assessment will consist of a participation grade, (30%), based on students' participation in rehearsals; an individual video assignment (40%) and the final group performance (30%)

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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.

Indicative Module Content:

Progressive weekly rehearsals in which students will work on selected repertoire.

The development of musicianship skills and vocal technique will be incrementally integrated into work on the repertoire, as appropriate, as well as being explored through bespoke activities.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:

Weekly rehearsals and sectional rehearsals, as appropriate.

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Small group assessment. Week 9 n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Participation and engagement in weekly rehearsals. Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Practical Examination: This grade reflects the final performance given by the group. Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn 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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