Music

Junior Grades

Learning Expectations

Develop students’ practical skills (e.g. singing with techniques and expression, instruments with technical accuracy).

  • Develop music ideas and acquire creating skills to cultivate creativity and imagination.
  • Cultivate critical responses to music and nurture aesthetic sensitivity and awareness.
  • Cultivate lifelong interest in music and develop positive values and attitudes towards music.
  • Build a foundation for NSS studies in music and prepare them for the pursuit of further studies in music and related areas.

Curriculum Design

  • Sing accurately and musically in unison or in parts.
  • Play instruments such as Ukulele in unison and in parts with increasing control of techniques.
  • Write simple melodies with accompaniment for some specific instruments. 
  • Make use of software to create music.
  • Describe and analyse music in chosen styles and genres.
  • Develop a list of criteria to appraise compositions and performances.
  • Develop positive values and attitudes towards music.

Senior Grades

Learning Expectations

  • Develop creativity and nurture aesthetic sensitivity.
  • Further develop their musical competence.
  • Construct knowledge and understanding of diverse music cultures.
  • Develop critical responses to music, and communicate effectively through music.
  • Build a foundation for pursuing further studies in music and prepare them for careers in music and related areas.
  • Cultivate lifelong interest in music and develop positive values and attitudes towards music.
  • Equip students for studying Music at tertiary level.

Curriculum Design

  • Develop critical listening skills, and understand how musical elements are used in compositional devices.
  • Identify and respond critically to the music genres and styles of different cultures and periods, and express understanding and personal views on the music.
  • Analyse the artistic qualities of different music genres and styles in relation to their historical and cultural contexts.
  • Perform music accurately and fluently with appropriate control over technique and expression.
  • Perform different types of music using appropriate styles to demonstrate the ability to interpret music and the development of aesthetic sensitivity.
  • Discuss, explain and defend a personal interpretation of the music being performed.
  • Create and develop music ideas employing appropriate compositional devices.
  • Arrange existing music to demonstrate creativity and musical understanding of the original piece.
  • Discuss and explain the use of music elements in compositional devices of their compositions.
     
"The Blue Danube Waltz" and "A Whole Lot of Symphony Themes" presented by the School Orchestra remarked the grand commencement of the musical night.
"The Blue Danube Waltz" and "A Whole Lot of Symphony Themes" presented by the School Orchestra remarked the grand commencement of the musical night.
In the resonance of the bells, "Ding Dong! Merrily on High" performed by the Secondary School Handbell Team added some festive embellishments for the winter time.
In the resonance of the bells, "Ding Dong! Merrily on High" performed by the Secondary School Handbell Team added some festive embellishments for the winter time.
Ryan Lee from 9A, the saxophone virtuoso, shone on the stage with "Concertino Op. 78" by Singelee.
Ryan Lee from 9A, the saxophone virtuoso, shone on the stage with "Concertino Op. 78" by Singelee.
"Espana Cani" performed by the Secondary School Accordion Ensemble brought traditional vibes to the night.
"Espana Cani" performed by the Secondary School Accordion Ensemble brought traditional vibes to the night.
Concert Choir surprised the audience with their beautiful voices, fluent steps and delicately-designed costumes in "Simple Gift" & "Descendants of the Dragon".
Concert Choir surprised the audience with their beautiful voices, fluent steps and delicately-designed costumes in "Simple Gift" & "Descendants of the Dragon".
"普天樂" performed by the Secondary School Chinese Drum Team, rounded up the concert with massive energy and happiness.
"普天樂" performed by the Secondary School Chinese Drum Team, rounded up the concert with massive energy and happiness.
School Orchestra dazzled on the stage at the Sha Tin Park during the Chinese Lantern Festival Carnival 2019.
School Orchestra dazzled on the stage at the Sha Tin Park during the Chinese Lantern Festival Carnival 2019.
Secondary School Handbell Team won the Silver Award at the Hong Kong International Handbell Olympics 2019.
Secondary School Handbell Team won the Silver Award at the Hong Kong International Handbell Olympics 2019.
Mesmerising saxophone solo by Ryan Lee (9A) at Lunch Time Concert.
Mesmerising saxophone solo by Ryan Lee (9A) at Lunch Time Concert.
Our violinist Colin Cheung (7B) filled the space with his flowing melody at Lunch Time Concert.
Our violinist Colin Cheung (7B) filled the space with his flowing melody at Lunch Time Concert.
Virtuoso from our talented percussionist Brian Liang (9D) at Lunch Time Concert.
Virtuoso from our talented percussionist Brian Liang (9D) at Lunch Time Concert.
Unforgettable saxophone duet by Ryan Lee (9A) and Hor Choi Sze (7E) at Lunch Time Concert.
Unforgettable saxophone duet by Ryan Lee (9A) and Hor Choi Sze (7E) at Lunch Time Concert.
Accordion Ensemble added an international vibe to the enjoyable concert.
Accordion Ensemble added an international vibe to the enjoyable concert.
Our pop band rocked the stage at Lunch Time Concert with their beat and energy.
Our pop band rocked the stage at Lunch Time Concert with their beat and energy.
Our String Ensemble drew a delightful opening for the musical moment.
Our String Ensemble drew a delightful opening for the musical moment.
Our Grade 7 students showed promising effort in our newly-implemented ukulele taster course.
Our Grade 7 students showed promising effort in our newly-implemented ukulele taster course.