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EDF4227 - Creating and presenting in the primary music classroom

6 points, SCA Band 0, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Dr P DeVries


Not offered in 2007


Skills for arranging ensemble pieces suitable for use in primary schools. Students present their own arrangements of pieces in class.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should have arranged a number of single pieces for various levels of primary school classrooms and for various combinations of instruments and voice; performed and conducted their pieces within class; improved their knowledge and understanding of instrumental/vocal technique; improved their music listening skills; improved their knowledge of aspects of melody, harmony and form and the use of instruments; built up a repertoire of suitable pieces for the different curriculum and standard framework levels of primary school; performed examples of ensemble repertoire relevant to primary schools.


Folio of arrangements: 60%
Performance of arrangements: 40%

Contact hours

2 hours per week