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
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.
Teachers of this program will be senior Music staff.
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
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 enquiries related to Signature Music at Craigslea SHS, please contact our Head of Department for Creative and Performing Arts, Peta Tabuteau, on (07) 3326 5222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.