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Music Performance — Ensemble 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 | Capabilities | Literacy


In this subject students extend and apply their literacy capability by, for example:

  • applying their knowledge and understanding of the use of musical elements, including musical conventions and styles, to create and refine their musical works 
  • developing their musical literacy through responding to and discussing their own and others’ works
  • refining their aural perception and notation skills to identify and apply musical elements in creating and responding to music
  • understanding the characteristics of musical styles, structures, and techniques to inform the processes they use to create performances or compositions
  • analysing, discussing, and manipulating musical elements to create musical works, respond to the works of others, and extend their musical literacy
  • commenting on how their understanding of the style, structure, and conventions of the repertoire informs their performance
  • extending their understanding of music theory, conventions, and skills in score reading
  • understanding and incorporating appropriate terminology in their discussions and responses.