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Signature Music

Rationale
 
Signature Music is an extension program of classroom music with a focus on performance that fosters creative potential. Music is an integral part of everyday life serving self-expression, celebratory, social, cultural and educational roles. A study of music not only assists students in their own understanding and enjoyment of the arts, it helps them achieve excellent academic results in other subject areas through the promotion of healthy study and practice habits and creative thinking.
 
Entrance to the Program
 
All students who wish to enrol in the Signature Music Program will need to:
 
  • complete an Application Form with recommendation from Primary Instrumental teacher
or
  • complete an Application Form and provide a video of a two minute piece of repertoire that is representative of the level of performance ability, submitted on a USB.
 
Expert Staff
 
Teachers of this program will be senior Music staff.
 
Overview
 
Students in the Signature Music class study a curriculum framed around the Australian Curriculum, they will study music in greater breadth and depth than their peers. They will develop performance, composition and analytical skills through working closely with staff and industry professionals.
 
Maintenance of Position in the Program
 
·           Consistently high academic results and a willingness to go beyond their potential
·           Compliance with school expectations regarding effort, behavior and attendance
·           Enrolment in at least one vocal or instrumental extra-curricular ensemble
 
Pathways
It is expected that students in Signature Music will continue with their music studies into the senior school, choosing Music Extension in Year 12.
 
 
Should you have any further queries related to Signature Music at Craigslea State High School, please feel free to contact our Head of The Arts - Peta Tabuteau on 3326 5222 or ptabu2@eq.edu.au