Students will explore repertoire appropriate to their individual development. There will be an emphasis on the development of technical skills and musical expression. Students will gain experience in performance and presentation through the performance workshop where they will also learn from reflecting on their own and their peers' work. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate musical and technical skills that will prepare their instrumental studies at higher levels.
1 x 1hr lesson/week, 1 x 2hr performance workshop/week or unit specific classes.
Teacher Assessment - Preparation, Commitment, Attitude (50%); Teacher Assessment - Performance (Excluding Jury exams) (50%). 100% attendance required at Performance Workshop, Instrumental Classes and masterclasses as appropriate.