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Music Explorations Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in June 2017 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2019.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 2 Music Explorations.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. develop and apply knowledge and understanding of musical elements in exploring and experimenting with music
  2. explore and experiment with musical styles, influences, techniques, and/or production
  3. apply musical literacy skills
  4. analyse and discuss musical works
  5. synthesise findings from exploration of and experimentation with music, and express musical ideas
  6. reflect on and critique own learning within music.

Notes: For the purposes of this subject, ‘explore and experiment’ refers to presenting (performing and/or composing) music. A performer is an instrumentalist and/or vocalist. A composer is a generator of original compositions or an arranger of existing compositions. Compositions may be original works or arrangements that are represented in notation or digital audio format.