Present live audition programs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUSMPF507A, 'Present live audition programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Plan audition program

1. Confirm audition requirements in consultation with appropriate personnel

2. Undertake background research into the needs and business of auditioning body to strategically plan the program

3. Plan program to suit auditioning body's requirements

4. Prepare a varied program that demonstrates own strengths in performance and that is well within the technical and stylistic ability of any other performers required for the audition

5. Observe all protocols, either specifically prescribed by auditioning body or otherwise appropriate to context

6. Confirm arrangements with accompanist or ensemble to allow maximum rehearsal time

7. Where possible test the audition venue and facilities in advance or inspect to assess warm-up possibilities

8. Organise portfolio to present to auditioning body as required

Prepare for audition

9. Purchase or hire scores, tapes or other materials necessary for the program

10. Comply with statutory requirements for music to be performed at audition

11. Check the condition of instruments and/or accessories to be used in the audition to ensure optimum working order and repair or adjust as necessary to ensure best performance conditions

12. Where appropriate check the tuning of instruments in advance and take measures to ensure ease and accuracy of tuning both in preparation for, and during, the audition

13. Ensure that all equipment is appropriate to the audition venue and context

14. Inspect and try out instruments and/or equipment where possible in advance of the audition when they are to be supplied by the auditioning body at the venue

Present audition

15. Arrive at the venue punctually to allow for warm-up time and registration procedures

16. Use relaxation techniques to overcome performance anxiety as required

17. Ensure that dress and manner are appropriate to the audition and musical context

18. Ensure that required resources are on hand and available in a manner that allows the audition to proceed without undue interruption

19. Present portfolio as required

20. Apply music knowledge and appropriate techniques to perform pieces to best of one's ability

21. Listen carefully and respond to instructions given during the audition, including cutting off the performance if and when instructed

22. Maintain a positive and courteous manner with auditioner and fellow performers

Follow up audition

23. At the completion of the audition confirm an expected time for hearing the audition outcome

24. Where result is successful, obtain details of contract interview and follow up accordingly

25. Where result is unsuccessful, follow up with a courteous request for appraisal and further advice

26. Evaluate and assess the audition performance and feedback to influence future audition preparation and performance

27. Send follow-up correspondence for each audition whether successful or not to communicate appreciation for the opportunity and to allow for further opportunities

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSMPF507A appears in the following qualifications: