Overall Curriculum Expectations
A. Creating and Performing. By the end of this course, students will:
A1. The Creative Process: apply the stages of the creative process when performing notated and/or improvised music and composing and/or arranging music;
A2. The Elements of Music: apply the elements of music when performing notated and improvised music and composing and/or arranging music;
A3. Techniques and Technologies: use a range of techniques and technological tools in a variety of applications relating to music.
B. Reflecting, Responding, and Analysing. By the end of this course, students will:
B1. The Critical Analysis Process: use the critical analysis process when responding to, analysing, reflecting on, and interpreting music;
B2. Music and Society: demonstrate an understanding of social and cultural influences on and effects of traditional, commercial, and art music;
B3. Skills and Personal Growth: demonstrate an understanding of how performing, creating, and critically analysing music has affected their skills and personal development;
B4. Connections Beyond the Classroom: analyse opportunities and requirements for continued engagement in music.
C. Foundations. By the end of this course, students will:
C1. Theory and Terminology: demonstrate an understanding of music theory with respect to concepts of notation and the elements and other components of music, and use appropriate terminology relating to them;
C2. Characteristics and Development of Musical Forms: demonstrate an understanding of the development, function, and characteristics of various forms of music;
C3. Conventions and Responsible Practices: demonstrate an understanding of conventions and responsible practices relating to music.