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Master of Music (Opera Performance)

    • CRICOS Code: 076225K

    What will I study?

    Overview

    On completion of this program, graduates will have achieved a professional level standard in vocal performance or repetiteur skills capable of meeting global demands. For singers, this will include skills in acting, movement and other stagecraft skills as well as the lyric diction skills required for professional opera singing. Students are taught to realise feeling through not only the voice but subtle stage action.

    Repetiteurs will have achieved the keyboard and vocal coaching skills required of a professional repetiteur from the rehearsal stage through to full-scale operatic performance.

    Please disregard the Explore this Course section and use the table below as your course guide for 2019/2020. If you have any queries about the subjects and course details, please contact the Course Coordinator, Jane Davidson.

    MC-MUSOP Master of Music (Opera Performance) Revised  Course Structure for 2019/2020

    YEAR 1

    Study Period - February (Teaching Start Date 01/02/2019 Teaching End Date 08/03/2019 Assessment End Date 30/04/2019)

    MUSI90160 Opera Performance Practicum 1

    18.75

    Core

    Study Period - Semester 1

    MUSI90231 Core Skills in Opera 1

    18.75

    Core

    Singers Elective

    MUSI90183, Acting for Opera Performance

    12.5

    Elective

    Repetiteurs Choose 1 of the following Electives

    MUSI90232 Repetiteur Skills

    12.5

    Elective

    MUSI40103, Figured Bass Realisation 1

    12.5

    Elective

    Study Period - July (Teaching Start Date 01/07/2019 Teaching End Date 09/08/2019 Assessment End Date 30/09/2019)

    MUSI90169 Opera Performance Practicum 2

    18.75

    Core

    Study Period - Semester 2

    MUSI90233 Core Skills in Opera 2

    18.75

    Core

    Choose 1 of the following Electives

    MUSI90235 Practice-led Music Research Methods

    12.5

    Elective

    Or Elective selected from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

    12.5

    Elective

    YEAR 2

    Study Period - February (Teaching Start Date 01/02/2020 Teaching End Date 09/03/2020 Assessment End Date 30/04/2020)

    MUSI90171 Opera Performance Practicum 3

    18.75

    Core

    Study Period - Non Standard (Teaching Start Date 01/02/2020 Teaching End Date 09/08/2020 Assessment End Date 30/09/2020)

    MUSI90172 Opera Performance Practicum 4

    25

    Core

    Study Period - Semester 1

    MUSI90234 Core Skills in Opera 3

    18.75

    Core

    Singers Elective

    MUSI90237 Major Role Preparation

    12.5

    Elective

    Repetiteurs Choose 1 of the following Electives

    MUSI90232 Repetiteur Skills

    12.5

    Elective

    MUSI40103, Figured Bass Realisation 1

    12.5

    Elective

    Study Period - Semester 2

    Choose 1 of the following Electives

    MUSI90236 Research Project

    12.5

    Elective

    Or Elective selected from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

    12.5

    Elective

    Explore this course

    Explore the subjects you could choose as part of this degree.