Focuses on exploring sound and silence and ways of using voice, body percussion, instruments and technologies to develop and express ideas. Students use listening skills and imagination to develop ideas in response to stimuli such as music they have listened to, observations, feelings, experiences and research. They explore ways of using and manipulating and the elements of music and compositional devices.
Focuses on developing knowledge and understanding of skills, techniques and processes for listening, composing and performing music from diverse cultures, times and locations. Students listen with intent, sing, play instruments and use notation and technologies to interpret, improvise, compose and document music.They practise and refine listening, technical and expressive skills as individuals and in ensembles and refine their work in response to feedback.
Focuses on planning, rehearsing and refining performances to communicate ideas and intentions to an audience. Students use voice, instruments, technologies and performance and expressive skills and techniques to perform solo and ensemble music.
Focuses on reflecting, questioning, analysing and evaluating as listeners, composers and performers. Students use listening skills to discriminate, identify and describe qualities of sound and features of music. They interpret and analyse music from diverse cultures, times and locations and explore how contexts inform music and music making and how music connects with other art forms and disciplines.
Creating, exhibiting, discussing, analysing artworks and considering the intention of artists and curators. Considering the relationship between artist intentions and audience engagement and interpretation.