Contemporary Music - Level 2

CMU2
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 3

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27658 v2 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of electronic music production and music notation application(s)
2
I
4
U.S. 27703 v4 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound control and enhancement processes required for a performance context
2
I
4
A.S. 91271 v2 Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
2
I
6
A.S. 91272 v2 Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
2
I
4
Total Credits

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

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