Music as a Profession 2 Course Outline Winter 2018.pdf

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Music as a Profession 2 – MUPD 235-001 Instructor : Shawn Mativetsky Time : Mondays, 2:35pm - 3:25pm E-mail : [email protected] Classroom : Tanna Schulich Recital Hall Office : E-337 Winter 2018 Pre-Requisites Music as a Profession 1 MUPD 135 Students must be in U2 or U3 Overview This course provides music students with information relevant to a) leading successful careers in the field of music, and b) preparing for continued studies at the graduate level. Over the course of the semester, numerous topics relating to these areas will be presented and examined, including musicians' health, marketing, publicity, touring, preparing for auditions, and applying to graduate schools and for grants. Course Outcomes Students will learn tools and resources for developing and maintaining qualities important for successful professional musicians: good mental health, good physical health, entrepreneurship, efficient practice technique, and strategies for self-presentation. Instructional Method The main instructional method will be lectures led by the instructor, in collaboration with guest lecturers. There will be pop quizzes that count towards your grade (see Evaluation below). Evaluation This is a pass/fail course. As per McGill pass/fail policy, a grade between A and C is required in order to obtain a passing grade. Attendance and participation in online polling .................. 10% Pop quizzes (5) ................................................................... 50% Assignments (2) .................................................................. 40% Attendance and Participation in Online Polling (10%) Students must sign the attendance sheet at the beginning of each class. If a student is more than 10 minutes late, he/she is considered absent. If a student has signed the attendance sheet, but does not participate in online polling (see below), he/she is considered absent. This course will make use of online polling in order to enhance interaction and participation, and to double-check attendance. When polled by the instructor during class, you will respond using an internet-connected personal device (smartphone, tablet, or laptop). Students should come to class with their devices charged and connected to the Internet. Music as a Profession 2 Winter 2018 MUPD 235-001 Page 1 / 4 Shawn Mativetsky
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Polling will be available through www.mcgill.ca/polling To participate in Polling sessions, you must first register for an account by clicking on Register Your Account at www.mcgill.ca/polling and logging in with your McGill username and password. Follow the prompts to agree to the terms of use and create your account. For more
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