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Goulburn High School

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Music is a compulsory course for all students in Year 7 and 8.


The Music (Mandatory) course provides students an opportunity to experience a variety of musical styles. Students in Year 7 & 8 will study a variety of topics including What is Music ?, Instruments of the Orchestra, Music for Theatre, Film Music and Rock Music. Throughout the mandatory course students in Year 7 and 8 are provided the opportunity, and actively encouraged to learn keyboard and guitar.


Students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the concepts of music through:

* performing as a means of self-expression, interpreting musical symbols and developing solo and/or ensemble techniques

* composing as a means of self-expression, musical creation and problem solving

* listening as a means of extending aural awareness and communicating ideas about music in social, cultural and historical contexts.