Modern Jazz, Grade 0: Preparatory
In Preparatory and Primary Grade candidates demonstrate a basic vocabulary of movement in the chosen discipline. An understanding of the technique is reflected in the ability to co-ordinate very simple movements within the range of their own physical capability.
The Examiner's mark is indicated as Unsuccessful (0-64), Pass (65-74), Merit (75-84) or Distinction (85-100). With a Pass, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirements with adequate demonstration (technique), shows some awareness of timing and rhythm (musicality) and attains a basic sense of presentation (performance). With a Merit, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirement with competent to good demonstration (technique), maintains awareness of timing and rhythm and may respond to the mood and changes of the music (musicality) and shows development of expression through movement and may show ability to project the performance to an audience (performance). With a Distinction, the candidate shows a very good / excellent understanding of the syllabus requirements with a very good demonstration (technique), maintains a very good / excellent rhythm and timing, and responds well to the dynamics of the music (musicality), and shows confidence in performance and presentation (performance).
|Pin (year)||Overall mark (100)||Technique (60)||Musicality (20)||Performance (20)||Comments|
|CGS238 (2019)||Merit (77)||45||16||16||The warm up was well-travelled. Tried hard with the timing of the set work, now continue to strengthen the legs and feet.|
|CGS234 (2019)||Merit (77)||45||16||16||Godelieve tried hard today and was secure with the set work. Continue to strengthen the technical requirements now.|
|CGS258 (2019)||Merit (78)||46||16||16||An athletic approach to the modern jazz work, showing pleasing lift in the jogging warm up. Remember to stretch the feet now.|
|CGS239 (2019)||Merit (79)||46||17||16||Listened to the music and showed developing use of rhythm. Promising strength in the legs, now aim to stretch the feet.|