Stage 1 Music -Solo & Ensemble Performance from Aussie Rock and Beyond

  

Entry Recommendations and Special Requirements: 

  • Satisfactory completion of Year 10 Music or by consultation with the Music Coordinator.  Music is a full year course.
  • All Year 11 Music students are required to attend weekly instrument/vocal lessons for the full year either here at the College with free tuition from DECD IMS staff or their own private teacher at their own expense.
  • Participation in ensemble groups for school and community performances during the year.
  • Attendance at performances as arranged by the music teacher.

Semester 1 focus:         Contemporary Rock Music Industry in Australia - from J O’Keefe to ACDC and beyond
Semester 2 focus:         Event Management and Performance Skills – what does it take to plan, resource and stage a major Music Performance
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Through the study of Music students have the opportunity to engage in musical activities such as performing, composing, and arranging, researching, developing and applying music technologies.  Students have the opportunity to develop their practical and creative potential, oral and written skills, and their capacity to make informed interpretative and aesthetic judgments.  Study and participation in music draws together students’ cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills, strengthening their ability to manage work and learning, and to communicate effectively and sensitively.

Content:

  • Composing, Arranging, Transcribing, Improvising
  • Performing – both as a Soloist and within a Group
  • Music Technology
  • Event Management – how to plan and manage a major School Concert
  • History of Music – Australian Rock Music/Music Festivals
  • Developing Theory and Aural Skills
  • Music Analysis
  • Special requirements:
  • Participation in ensemble groups for school and community performances during the year.
  • Attendance at performances as arranged by the music teacher.

Assessment: 
Assessment at Stage 1 is school based.  Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

  • Skills Presentation
  • Skills Development
  • Folio