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Music advanced (B)

Level: 11 Stage 1
School code: 11MUB
Year level requirements: Non compulsory
SACE code: 1MUV10
SACE credits: 10

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of Year 10 Music
  • Must play an instrument
  • Must be receiving instrumental lessons on a weekly basis
  • It is necessary that students be able to read music notation
  • Must hire or have their own instrument

Subject descriptor:

Semester 2 of a full year subject designed for students who have a sound background in music. This subject will provide pathways to all Stage 2 Music subjects offered at MHS.

The course will cover:

  • Performance - Ensemble and Solo
  • Arranging - Explore different sections of songs and scores, learn effective arranging techniques to apply to your own arrangements
  • Music in Context - Extend students knowledge of style, history, social and cultural context of musical works
  • Develop Theory and Aural Skills - Develop students knowledge and understanding of music notation, chord building and use of modern harmony and develop students aural skills in rhythm, pitch and harmony

Assessment:

Skills Presentation

  • Performance
  • Arrangement

Skills Developed

  • Theory/Aural Tests

Folio

  • Report/Review or Essay
  • Analysis

Estimated subject fees:

  • Instrument Hire (if required) - $200
  • Charges may also incur for hired instrument loss or damage

Further information

Students will participate in a variety of concerts, often held after school hours, at a variety of venues. Students must be receiving instrumental lessons either through the Instrumental Music Service or a private provider.