Co-Curricula

Music

Year 7 Music

Students completing Year 7 Music are encouraged to rehearse and perform a musical item in a group situation. Students have the choice of learning to play the keyboard, guitar, bass, drums or singing. Students learn to play their own part within instrument groups. Towards the end of the semester the class gathers to perform their song as a whole class band to an audience.



VET Music Industry


Students studying VET Music Industry is a multi-disciplined subject for students who wish to gain Industry experience within the VCE or VCAL frameworks. While the Year 11 subject is the same across Music Performance and Sound Production, in Year 12 students can choose either to perform as part of a group or as a soloist, or they may choose Sound Production and learn to record and edit live and studio performances.


Music Performance Specialisation: provides students with the opportunity to apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied work contexts in the music industry. Depending on the electives chosen, Units 1 and 2 include making a music demo, composing simple songs or musical pieces and preparing for performances. Units 3 and 4 offer scored assessment and include units such as developing improvisation skills, applying knowledge of genre to music making and performing music as part of a group or as a soloist.


Sound Production Specialisation: provides students with the practical skills and knowledge to record, mix and edit sound sources. Units 1 and 2 of the program include core units such as implementing copyright arrangements, performing basic sound editing and developing music industry knowledge. Elective units provide students with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as composing, event staging support and recording. Units 3 and 4 offer scored assessment and include units such as recording and mixing a basic music demo, providing sound reinforcement and setting up and disassembling audio equipment.