HSC MUSIC WORKSHOP 2018 Music 1 and Music 2
March 7 @ 9:00 am - March 8 @ 3:15 pm
NECOM’s annual HSC Music workshop is presented by the New England Conservatorium and has been specially designed to
prepare students for the written exam, performance exam and submitted works for HSC Music.
It is presented by leading music teachers and educators with up-to-date HSC examination experience and offers music
teachers and students an invaluable opportunity to receive the best advice and strategies to maximise their HSC preparation
This year’s presenters are Paul Jarman (choral/composition sessions), Helene Galettis (Music 1 sessions, author of the Musical Concepts textbook) and Jane Cateris (Music 2 sessions; Senior Marker, currently teaching at Sydney Conservatorium HS). Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to kick-start your senior music classes this year!
Cost: $90 per student for the two days: $55 for one day. Teachers free.
Content: Aural/Musicology sessions
Review the concepts of music
Techniques on answering questions for the HSC written examination
Practice HSC concept questions for Music 1 candidates
Melodic dictation and sight singing practice for Music 2 candidates
Score reading exercises for Music 2 candidates
Individual tutorials for Musicology essays (Music 2)/Musicology Vivas (Music 1)
Composition guidelines – what the examiners are looking for
Individual tutorials for works in progress
Performance guidelines – what the examiners are looking for
Workshop pieces in front of experienced senior examiners (all Year 12 students are invited to
perform one work) Accompanists are provided but only by prior arrangement (contact NECOM Office)
Catering: Students are to bring their own lunch and morning tea.
Lunch and morning tea are provided free to teachers on both days.
Registration: Music teachers are to fill out the attached form and return to NECOM by Friday 16 February.
Schools will be invoiced for the number of students attending.
Teachers: HSC music workshop flyer 2018