Level 1 Composing Music - Creative Sounds - Semester A

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


Level 2 Composing Music - Creative Sounds - Semester A

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
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
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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