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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Music Extension Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

1 unit Music Extension

2016 Candidature - 453

Band E4
(51.87%)

Displays highly sophisticated understanding of the concepts of music, demonstrating independence of thought and a personal style. This is exemplified in a particular option when the candidate: Displays a high level of creativity in composition demonstrating superior use of compositional techniques, sophisticated development of ideas and musical refinement; OR Presents a well-argued hypothesis demonstrating sophisticated and perceptive understanding of the concepts of music; OR Demonstrates a superior level of performance based upon stylistic refinement and highly developed technical skills.
Band E3
(41.72%)

Displays sophisticated understanding of the concepts of music, demonstrating independence of thought and the emergence of a personal style. This is exemplified in a particular option when the candidate: Displays a high level of creativity in composition demonstrating successful use of compositional techniques and sustained development of ideas and musical refinement; OR Presents a well-argued hypothesis demonstrating sophisticated understanding of the concepts of music; OR Demonstrates a high level of performance based on a convincing and stylistic interpretation and highly developed technical skills.
Band E2
(5.96%)

Displays comprehensive understanding of the concepts of music, demonstrating some independence of thought. This is exemplified in a particular option when the candidate: Displays creativity in composition demonstrating successful use of compositional techniques, development of ideas and musical discrimination; OR Presents a hypothesis demonstrating thorough understanding of the concepts of music; OR Demonstrates an accomplished level of performance based on a convincing and stylistic interpretation and a high level of technical skill.
Band E1
(0.44%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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