Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
- demonstrate appropriate methods for caring, using, moving, tuning and storing instrument;
- plan and practise a selected set of exercises and/or studies, using feedback from others to assess the need to adjust focus of practice;
- perform at least three pieces that demonstrate an ability to achieve the required sound on an instrument other than the primary one;
- aural discrimination to monitor and adjust own performance to achieve the required sound, and;
- develop a personal skill development plan.
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
- describe key considerations for developing performance techniques on a second instrument or voice;
- explain physical characteristics, basic acoustic principles and tuning techniques relevant to selected instrument or voice;
- describe use and care of second instrument and accessories, and;
- outline work health and safety principles as they apply to playing and performing a second instrument.