Year 11 Music - Instrumental

Course Description

In this course students will focus on performing on their instrument of choice. They will be expected to perform as a soloist and as a member of a group. There will be opportunities to perform in a variety of settings including class, end-of-term concerts, lunchtime concerts and outside of school. Students will be given class time to practise and will be given regular weekly lessons on an instrument of choice. IMPORTANT: THIS IS A PERFORMING ARTS COURSE. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PERFORM IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE ON A CHOSEN INSTRUMENT

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Collaborative skills - learning to work together effectively towards a common goal.
  • Learn to perform both as part of a group and solo.

  • Communication skills - develop listening, negotiation and interpersonal skills through the rehearsal process.
  • Rehearse pieces to present to an audience.

  • Information use - understand and interpret musical scores and notation to be realised in a performance on a chosen instrument.
  • Reflect on the rehearsal and performance process.

  • Critical thinking skills - listening to and analysing music recordings and scores and making sense of music in a performance context.
  • Develop instrumental technique to further your musicianship skills on a chosen instrument.

Resources Required

Guitar pick (if playing guitar - recommended)
Clarinet reed No.2 or 2.5 (if playing clarinet - recommended)
$20 per term instrument hire (optional) - flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, saxophone