Music 100 CONCERT REPORT ASSIGNMENT GUIDE
Bibliography:Not typically required, but advisable to avoid plagiarism charges. Use our textbook for background information on composers, genres and styles; if
you wish to use other sources, including online sources, cite them meticulously;
do *not* use Wikipedia, as it often includes mistakes. Use the latest Chicago Manual of Style citation style, with footnotes, unless you are referring to information from the program notes (then put page no. in brackets)
At least 700, but no more than 750 words;
Follow the structural outline given in this guide.
Use past tense throughout.
NOTE: This is NOT a review of a concert. Instead, you are to report on what took place and then ponder a specific question.
1.5; Arial 11 or Times New Roman 12 pt.
Begin by describing who performed what, when and where (date, location, performers); if it was an orchestra concert, mention the name of the conductor and soloists (if any) as well. If you forget, I will take off marks.
Continue with the…
2.Thesis statement (Preview of content):
you can use either I or passive voice (will be…) here
Example: In this concert report, I will discuss … OR In this report … list the piece or pieces you will focus on will be examined because… it is similar to a piece we discussed in class, perhaps?. Finish with what you will focus on specifically (for example, the composers impressive use of musical elements list them!).