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Music Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in June 2017 for teaching from 2018.

Stage 1 | 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 1 Music.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. develop and apply knowledge and understanding of musical elements
  2. explore and apply musical skills and techniques in developing, refining, and presenting creative works
  3. develop musical literacy skills
  4. analyse, discuss, and interpret musical works and styles
  5. communicate musical ideas
  6. reflect on own learning in music.

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