Approx Cost:
$20 to cover workbooks and materials
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Students must successfully complete Year 11 or 12 music or by audition/discussion with Mr Beard.

A laptop or device is optional for this course. This course requires music to be recorded and presented using specialist music software which is available in the department.

Students should be able to play at least one musical instrument to a minimum of two years’ experience. This course is a performance-based course and student will be asked to perform as both a soloist and as part of a group.

To be successful in this course are expected to play an instrument, ideally you will be receiving tuition on your instrument either privately or through the itinerant programme.

Students taking this course can expect to performance in evening and public performances.

NB – Voice/singing is an instrument

Course Outline:

This multi-level (yr 11-13) course focuses on developing performance and instrumental skills.  It is intended for students who only wish to complete the performance standards along with song writing with the option of some music technology standards. 

NCEA music students will create their own music programme from the standards offered. The course cannot exceed 16 credits.

LEVEL 2: 

AS91027 – Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist, 6 credits

AS91274 – Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument, 3 credits

AS91272 – Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group, 4 credits

AS91271 – Compose two substantial pieces of music, 6 credits

US27657 - Demonstrate knowledge of the development and usage of music technology equipment and techniques 

LEVEL 3:

AS91416- Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist, 8 credits

AS91417- Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument, 4 credits

AS91418 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group, 4 credits

AS91419-Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music, 8 credits

AS91849-Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking, 8 credits

US23730 -Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s) 8 credits

 

 

 

Where Does It Lead:

Year 12: Successful completion of course leads student into year 13 music.

Year 13: Successful completion of this course leads student into tertiary contemporary music course such at MAINZ or Ara

For further information see:
Mr Beard