Students can choose to study Music in Year 7 and 8 for a semester. At Year 9 students can choose one or two semesters and at Year 10 Music is studied for a full year.
Students study theory at their own level, write about their own work and that of other musicians to learn how to express musical ideas. Students are assessed on their skills, knowledge and understanding in practical, written and aural tasks.
Music students also attend weekly instrumental lessons on an instrument of their choice and perform in class ensembles, choir and/or bands.
Year 7 students learn the basic skills of reading and writing music, are introduced to classical music, experience playing a few instruments and play as an ensemble.
In Year 8, students develop skills in composition and learn about Jazz, Film Music and Careers in Music
In Year 9 students develop skills in composition and in the analysis of Australian Rock Music.
In Year 10, students develop skills in composition and arrangement using music software. They analyse works from The Classical Era, Women in Australian Popular Music and Jazz.
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