Music General

  • Course Code - GEMUS
  • General Pathway

Estimated Cost: $150.00

Based on previous years pricing and subject to change. See Additional Cost Item Information Sheet for additional costs.

Course Outline

The Music course syllabus is designed around four key outcomes.

  • Students apply musicianship skills, techniques and conventions when performing. This can involve playing from notation, from memory, improvising, playing by ear and the application of sound/production and technology.
  • Students engage in the creative process of composing, arranging and transcribing music via notation, technology and/or improvisation.
  • Students respond to, reflect on, and evaluate music. Students engage with the literature, music scores and recorded legacy of music through activities including aural and score analysis.
  • Students understand how social, cultural and historical factors shape music in society.

Skills Outline

  • Aural and theory
  • Analysis
  • Composition and arrangement
  • Performance
  • Cultural and historical perspectives
  • Students receive professional tuition once a week during college time on their primary instrument

Minimum Entrance Requirements

The following instruments are taught at the College: Voice, Guitar, Bass and Drums. Three years’ experience on one of these instruments is desirable. Other instruments may be considered if negotiated with the teacher. Keyboard lessons are not provided.

Further Study

Certificate II in Music Industry
Course Code CUA20615
Acknowledgement of Country
Mindarie Senior College acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We recognise and respect the connection to the land, sky and seas of this area. We recognise and respect the continuing cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.