Contemporary Music - Level 1

CMU1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 5737055

Design a project centered around composing and recording two original pieces of music.

  • Write, perform and record 2 songs to submit for RockQuest, Chamber Music Contest or Jazz Festival

  • Write, perform and record 2 songs to release on Spotify or YouTube

  • Utilise DAWs, music notation software and MIDI sequencing to realise projects


Course Overview

Term 1
Use notation software to notate melodic parts from your compositions.

Term 2
Set up a multitrack recording session for your groups two original compositions.

Term 3
Compose two original pieces.

Term 4
Perform one piece as a member of a group.

Pathway

Contemporary Music - Level 2

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26687 v4 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound technology for a performance context
1
I
4
U.S. 27656 v2 Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of music technology equipment and techniques
1
I
4
A.S. 91091 v3 Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
1
I
4
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
1
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

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