Approx Cost:
$20 to cover workbooks and materials

Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Successful completion of year 11 or 12 music or by audition/interview with Mr Beard

Students should be able to play at least one musical instrument to a minimum of two years’ experience and have a have a minimum of grade 2/3 theory .This course is focused on the performance, harmonic analysis, score reading, composition and arranging. Student will be asked to perform as both a soloist and as part of a group. 

To be successful in this course you are expected to be proficient on an instrument and 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:

Course Outline:

This multi-level (Yr 11-13) course focuses on developing performance, composition and understanding of harmony.  It is intended for students who can read and may wish pursue music at tertiary level.

All solo performance practice will be expected to be completed at home.  We will have workshops and assessments only during class.  Some class time will be given to group performance. 

NCEA music students will create their own music programme with the assistance of their teacher from the standards offered.. On average students are expected to sit around 16-18 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

AS9273- Devise an instrumentation for an ensemble, 4 credits

AS91278-Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music,4 credits

 

AS91276 -Demonstrate knowledge of conventions in a range of music scores, 4 credits- EXTERNAL

AS91275 -Demonstrate aural understanding through written representation, 4 credits – EXTERNAL

AS91277-Demonstrate understanding of two substantial and contrasting music works, 6 credits – EXTERNAL

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

91418 - 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

AS91422 -Analyse a substantial music work, 4 credits

AS91424-Create two arrangements for an ensemble, 4 credits

AS91425-Research a music topic, 6 credits

AS91423 -Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work, 4 credits – EXTERNAL

 AS91420 -Integrate aural skills into written representation, 4 credits - EXTERNAL

AS91421-understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores, 4 credits -EXTERNAL

 

 

Where Does It Lead:

Students wanting to study MUA001, need to take 11MUAa as well as 11MUAb.  Doing 11MUAa only will not lead to a Year 12 music course.

Year13: Successful completion of this course leads student into tertiary course such as UC, Ara Jazz Course.

 

For further information see:
Mr Beard