Music– One Term

Music Rocks!

Students learn about what made rock ‘n’ roll so appealing to teenagers in the 1950s. They will listen and respond to a range of rock music songs and then learn to play the drum kit, electric bass, electric guitar and keyboard.

Students will rehearse a range of music in solo and ensemble contexts, consider what instruments and other elements of the music they listen to and perform, indicates it is from a particular time and place develop an appreciation for the practise and discipline required to learn a musical instrument. They will complete an analysis of their favourite rock song and investigate their favourite music artist.

Students have the opportunity to compose music in a loop-based format using programs such as Garage Band or Mixcraft.