Level 3 Composing Music - Creative Sounds - Semester A
Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Sherry
Aim To develop composition skills and create three pieces of music.
In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to compose music in varying styles and to arrange existing music. 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 evaluation of your own compositions. It is expected that students will develop skills in all areas but will complete between 8 and 12 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
Six level 2 Music credits (including either arrangement or composition achievement standard at level 1) or by interview with the HOF.
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