ECTS subject


Course type

Extracurricular activity

Number of ECTS CP


Study programme

ECTS credit points can be obtained for the first or the second cycle of the study programme.


Enrolment in the first or the second cycle of a study programme of the University of Ljubljana. 

Methods of work

  • Lectures: 10 hrs.
  • Tutorial: 60 hrs.
  • Individual work: 50 hrs.


Participation at the rehearsals and a performance. Grading options: Pass / No pass



Content of ECTS  subject

  • Assessment of individuals' abilities and formation of bands and orchestra.
  • Careful selection of appropriate literature, that will accommodate steady progression of the orchestra.
  • Getting used to work independently.
  • Practicing performing public performances and concerts.

Objectives and competences

  • Improving public artistic performance.
  • Mastering crucial elements of orchestral play: intonation, chamber music, melodic coherence, phrasing, articulation, agogics.
  • Development of musicality and musical taste.
  • Development of different styles of playing with appropriate literature from baroque to contemporary works in orchestral setting.
  • Advancing the ability for confident performance in public settings. 
  • Advancing the ability to work in a coherent group. 
  • Facilitating environment for students of different years of study and experience to practice together. 
  • Accelerating learning of musical scores and avista performance.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Ability to adapt and perform harmonically in a group. 
  • Understanding of practicing methods. 
  • Understanding and eliminating pitch and intonation difficulties. 
  • Understanding of didactic procedures for study of compositions and independent practice. 
  • Stylish interpretation with principles of analysis. 
  • Implementation of acquired interpretation skills in practice and performances. 
  • Evaluation of ability to perform coherently in group setting. 
  • Evaluation of interpretation.
  • Evaluation of implementation of experience in other areas of performing.
  • Orchestral work from different era of music history for different orchestra's cast which includes the following composers: J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart, L. v. Beethoven, F. Sor, M. Giuliani, F. Schubert, F. Mendelssohn – Bartholdy, J. Brahms, R. Schumann, J. Offenbach, J. Fučík, G. Rossini, J. Strauss II, É. Waldteufel, F. von Suppé,I. Ivanovici, G. Verdi, J. Rosas Cadenas, A. Borodin, J. K. Mertz, N. Coste, A. Dvořak, A. Vivaldi, B. Smetana, E. Satie, M. Ravel, C. Debussy, M. L. Tournier, P. I. Čajkovski, D. Šostakovič, P. Hindemith, B. Martinů, B. Bartok, F. Lehar, L. Anderson, E. Morricone, J. Williams, A. Norman, L. Bernstein, G. Bizet, J. Sibelius, A. Reicha, F. Danzi, B. Britten, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, J. Ibert, J. Francaix, J. M. Damase, D. Milhaud, S. Barber, J. Pauer, W. Lutoslawski, M. H. Arnold, S. Osterc, L. M. Škerjanc, P. Šivic, M. Lipovšek, P. Ramovš, U. Krek, A. Srebotnjak, M. Kozina