Year 9 Music Technology

LENGTH OF COURSE: Semester or Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Knowledge and Understanding:
• Plan and organise compositions with an understanding of style and convention
• Analyse a range of music from contemporary and past times

Music Practices:
• Improvise and arrange music to explore personal style in composition and performance
• Manipulate combinations of the elements of music in a range of styles using technology

Present and Perform:
• Perform and present music applying techniques and expression stylistically correct

Respond and Interpret:
• Evaluate a range of music and compositions to inform and refine their own compositions and performances

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Skill development:
Editing Audio, Develop ideas, Managing electronic media, Basic DAW skills

Major project:
Students undertake a major project involving the production of a music track that follows the appropriate stylistic features and submit work using an online music distribution site such as Soundcloud