HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills

Jim Coyle
Inspiring Music Educator
Notable music educator and composer Jim Coyle explores the skills and content that make HSC Music course 2 and extension unique.
Target Audience
Teachers of HSC Music 2 and Extension, particularly those early in their careers or those who only teach HSC Music 2 sometimes.
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course is designed to help teachers of HSC Music course 2 and extension develop their skills in teaching:
composition
sight singing and dictation
score reading
extended response questions and core repertoire

Audience

Teachers of HSC Music 2 and Extension, particularly those early in their careers or those who only teach HSC Music 2 sometimes.

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 15/06/2018 Sydney CBD Places available $347 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Composition

2 hours

This session focuses on the core composition element in Music course 2. This component, worth 15%, is a stumbling block for many students and some teachers.
In this session, common errors will be addressed and related issues discussed.
Much of the time will be taken up with an interactive creation of a model composition.

Repertoire, Score reading and extended response

2 hours

In this session, a variety of Australian pieces composed in the last 25 years will be examined and strategies for their successful inclusion in the extended response question will be discussed. A score sample booklet will be avai8lable to take away with details of where the whole score and recording may be purchased for classroom use (usually via the Australian Music Centre)

sight singing and dictation

1 hour

An interactive session exploring these skill requirements at HSC level and best practice teaching for them. A copy of Jim Coyle’s Sight Singing exercises will be given to each participant to keep.
This part of the session will take about 40 minutes. The remaining 20 minutes is reserved for questions and reflection.

What To Bring

Preferable to bring a laptop/device with Sibelius software installed.

User Rating

4.9

Latest Reviews

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HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Deanne Millner on 16/03/2018

I found this course very helpful. I especially enjoyed the composition part and the writing of Question 4. Thank you so much!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
16/03/2018

Really informative on how HSC is marked, repertoire for HSC study and classroom/skill development activities.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Klara Morrison on 16/03/2018

Very helpful course covering various aspects of the Music 2 course in detail. Engaging presentation.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Murray James on 16/03/2018

Content was extremely relevant and presented clearly and in a supportive environment.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Timothy Sims on 16/03/2018

Engaging and knowledgeable. Never a dull moment and I don’t know what else could be said.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
16/03/2018

Excellent choice of next covering all aspects. As a new teacher a copy of Music 2 to put in this content in perspective would help. Enjoyed the presentation and motivating manner. Thank you!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Seb Key on 16/03/2018

Jim was fantastic – engaging, funny and with great knowledge. He is able to discuss and demonstrate clearly.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
16/03/2018

Detailed information with complete relevance to delivering the HSC Music course successfully. Resources to take away are wonderful. Easy to listen to and approachable. Helpful day!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Katrina Hall on 16/03/2018

Very informative with great resources provided. Jim was very helpful in sharing his knowledge of Music 2 and extension. Also, it was enjoyable presented.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Heidi Anthony on 16/03/2018

Excellent program covering all necessary skills for HSC Music course. Composition session particularly useful.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Laura Hawes on 28/12/2017

With not having taught a Music 2 course, was a lot of good info and resources.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Particularly enjoyed 1st session on composition.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Really practical tips and resources that I can use. Very appreciative!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Great variety of course coverage.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Great presentation. Jim is enthusiastic and was very helpful.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

The resources and information were very helpful with enomous resources and ideas.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Some more strategies for HOW to teach materials rather than just WHAT would have been helpful.

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Simon Chate on 28/12/2017

Awesome content! Excellent presenter. Really enjoyed it!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
28/12/2017

Jim was fantastic!

HSC Music 2 and extension - developing skills
by Greg Burgett on 28/12/2017

Presents great ideas on activities related to breaking down score analysis (performance and composition) as well as ideas for assessment and content organisation for extension.


About the team


Jim Coyle

Creator

Jim Coyle is a music educator with over twenty years teaching experience. His aim is to engage and inspire students from kindergarten through HSC and into tertiary studies.

Jim is a well-known figure in New South Wales music education; he is a regular keynote presenter at Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Meet the Music seminars. Jim is also the author of a large number of published classroom resources for students from primary school to year twelve and in 2015 began doctoral research at Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

www.jimcoylemusic.com