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MU1030 - Music-making for Children

[Not offered in 2015]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject covers enjoyment and skills required by non-music specialists for the design and implementation of music tuition for young children. Students focus on a range of practical areas, develop elementary music literacy skills and become familiar with a variety of music and musical activities suited to a range of age groups. Students will develop an appreciation and knowledge of a range of musical styles which will entice children to love music. Hands-on experiences may include work with percussion, wind instruments and ensembles, choral and vocal work, in line with students own expertise.

Learning Outcomes

  • basic music literacy skills;
  • insights into elementary music activities and programs for children;
  • practical skills in music-making for children;
  • knowledge and appreciation of a range of musical styles relevant to children.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.