Dance involves the development of physical skill as well as aesthetic and artistic understanding. Our aim is to encourage students to develop knowledge and understanding, skills and attitudes in Performing, Composing and Appreciation - to study Dance as an ‘Art form’.
Contemporary dance technique
Composition and choreographic skills
Performance Quality skills
Students are offered opportunities to experience playing a wide range of instruments, learning about music through the ages. They compose their own music in a variety of styles using traditional methods and emerging technologies.
This popular elective builds on our stage 4 program immersing our students in a world of creativity. Listening, analysing and learning about music, developing performance skills and producing innovative and diverse compositions utilising our state of the art composition lab.
Music 1 is a course for musicians who enjoy contemporary performance and also offers elective choices in composition and musicology.
Music 2 is designed to provide an artistic program that not only provides opportunities to enhance performance and composition skills but also develop a deeper understanding of music through analysis and research.
Music Extension is In addition to Music 2 and students are able to advance their learning through the HSC extension program in Performance, Composition or Musicology.
This 2 year course offers students the opportunity to attain a Certificate III in Live Production and Services, which is a recognised TAFE qualification. Students are given opportunities to work both at school with our state of the art equipment and also in Entertainment Industry work placements to attain knowledge and skills in sound, lighting, staging and vision based competencies.