Level 1 Composing Music - Creative Sounds - Semester A

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Duggan

Aim To develop composition skills and create two pieces of original music.

In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to compose music in varying styles. Through this you can develop your own individual compositional style. You will also develop skills in using different modes of technology to write and record your musical ideas. You can create music either individually or in groups with other students within the class. You will  learn to critique through modeling others compositions and peer reviewing your own compositions. It is expected that students will develop skills in all areas but will complete between 6 and 10 credits for assessment. Not all skills taught will be assessed

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Software fees $5
Students will have the opportunity to attend one concert during this course. This will offer students a chance to experience music from genres outside their normal listening parameters and through this extend their knowledge in composition. It is optional, transport and ticket costs to be advised.

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students have completed one semester of Year 10 Music or have been playing an instrument or singing for two years or have been creating their own music outside of school or by interview with the Music Teacher.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27656 v2
Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of music technology equipment and techniques
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91092 v3
Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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