Australian Curriculum Categories


Practise and rehearse a variety of music, including Australian music to develop technical and expressive skills


  • exploring and manipulating the elements of music within given parameters to create new music, and reflecting upon musical ideas used by Australian composers, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • Considering viewpoints - societies, cultures and histories: For example - What is the social context of this piece and for whom would it be performed? What is the cultural context of this piece and what does it signify? What instruments and other features of the music indicate it is from a particular time and place? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • rehearsing a range of music in solo and ensemble activities for performance to a variety of audiences (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • improvising, practising and rehearsing a range of music expressively and with attention to technique (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • considering and investigating techniques for stylistic features when rehearsing (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • practising interpretation of notation in a range of known and unknown repertoire (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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