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Music in Practice (Applied)

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Does this subject contribute to an ATAR? No (Applied Subject)

How many credits does this subject contribute towards QCE? 2 

What is Music in Practice? 




What makes a student suited to Music in Practice?

Students who achieve success in Music are those who:
  • are 

What prerequisites must students meet in order to take this subject?




What materials or equipment do I need for this subject?

  • Compulsory BYOD with composition software from year 10 

What do students study in this subject and how are they assessed?

  Unit OverviewsAssessment
Year 10Semester 1Music of the 20th CenturySummative internal assessment 1: 20%
• Performance
Summative internal assessment 2: 20%
• Composition
  Semester 2Film Music
Through inquiry learning, the following is explored: How do musicians manipulate music elements to communicate narrative when performing, composing and responding to music?
Summative internal assessment 3: 35%
• Integrated project
Summative internal assessment 4: 25%
• Examination
Year 11Unit 1Designs
Through inquiry learning, the following is explored: How does the treatment and combination of  different music elements enable musicians to design music that communicates meaning through performance and composition?
Formative internal assessment 1: 20%
• Performance
Formative internal assessment 2: 20%
• Composition
Unit 2Identities
Through inquiry learning, the following is explored: How do musicians use their understanding of music elements, concepts and practices to communicate cultural, political, social and personal identities when performing, composing and responding to music?
Formative internal assessment 3: 35%
• Integrated project
Formative internal assessment 4: 25%
• Examination
Year 12Unit 3Innovations
Through inquiry learning, the following is explored: How do musicians incorporate innovative music practices to communicate meaning when performing and composing?
Summative internal assessment 1 (IA1): 20%
• Performance
Summative internal assessment 2 (IA2): 20%
• Composition
Unit 4Narratives
Through inquiry learning, the following is explored: How do musicians manipulate music elements to communicate narrative when performing, composing and responding to music?
Summative internal assessment 3 (IA3): 35%
• Integrated project
Summative external assessment (EA): 25%
• Examination

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Last reviewed 03 September 2019
Last updated 03 September 2019