Level 1 Music

Pre-requisites:

None, however, students should have instrumental skills equivalent to that of a student in their third year of group itinerant music lessons. Students with no instrumental background will struggle to gain credits in this course (note that voice is an instrument) Students must have their own instrument to practise on.

Course description:

At level one, students work towards a range of achievement standard based tasks that allow them to develop their practical music skills (ie. performing music, writing music, transcribing music), while they also build their analytical skills (ie. interpreting musical scores) and knowledge of musical styles (ie. researching music works) . Performing to an audience for assessments is expected.

Credits available:

AS91090        Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist 6 credits

AS91091         Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group 4 credits

AS91092         Compose two original pieces of music 6 credits

AS91093         Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription 4 credits (by arrangement with Dr. Shawcross)

AS91094        Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores  6 credits (by arrangement with Dr. Shawcross)

Cost: None

Contact: Dr T Shawcross

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