Stage 2 Music

 

Through the study of Music students have the opportunity to engage in musical activities such as in performing, composing, arranging, researching and developing and applying music technologies.  Students benefit from the opportunity to develop their practical and creative potential, oral and written skills and their capacity to make informed interpretative and aesthetic judgements.
There are 4 new areas of study available with negotiation and advice from the Music teacher

  •  Music Performance – Solo (10 SACE credits)

Musical understanding underpins student learning in this subject. Students:

  • Understand and apply key musical elements of their chose repertoire
  • Think creatively and critically about solo music performance
  • Express musical ideas
  •  Music Performance – Ensemble (10 SACE credits)

Musical understanding underpins student learning in this subject. Students:

  • Understand and apply key musical elements of their chose repertoire
  • Think creatively and critically about ensemble music performance
  • Express musical ideas
  • Music Explorations  (20 SACE credits)

Musical understanding underpins learning in this subject. Students:

  • Understand and apply musical elements
  • Explore how music is made
  • Explore and understand musical styles, influences, techniques and/or production
  • Music Studies (20 SACE credits)

Understanding music is integral to student learning in this subject. Students:

  • Understand and apply musical elements
  • Understand and reflect on musical influences
  • Think creatively and critically about musicianship and musicology
  • Express musical ideas

Assessment
All Subject offerings have 70% School based assessment and 30% external assessment component.
Please note: Music Studies has a 2 hour external exam.
Special requirements:

  • Participation in public performances both within the College and the local community throughout the year as required.
  • Attendance at performances as arranged by the music teacher.
  • Music Performance – Solo students are required to attend all weekly instrumental/vocal lessons either here at the College with free tuition from DECD IM staff or arrange private lessons at their own expense.

Associated costs:
Those students who need to hire an instrument can do so through the school at an additional cost.  Students and their families needing to access this feature will be required to enter a Hire Agreement and return a signed Contract with payment.
Please note: commitment is for 12 months and fees are not refundable.

Assessment:
IMS Instrumental/Vocal Reports will be issued at the end of each semester for Solo Performance and Performance Special Study students only.