The Arts Faculty at St Rita’s College conspires to provide a meaningful, vibrant and rigorous Arts Education
that celebrates what it is to be human.
St Rita’s Arts Faculty Mission Statement
Why study Music?
Music is found in all parts of life. You can use it as a powerful
form of communication that helps you express your ideas
and feelings when words can’t.
Music is mostly a practical subject where you will use your
creativity and thinking skills to perform, compose and
respond to music. You will create and share your own music
and also explore music from other musicians.
When you study Music, you develop confidence, persistence
and the ability to work on your own and with others.
What is studied in Music?
Music consists of two strands:
Making (composing and performing)
You will learn how to:
You will study styles including:
You will have assessment tasks that improve your ability to perform, compose and write about music. Tasks
may be practical or written work. Assessment is completed individually or in groups; however, you are always
marked individually on your own work.