- 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:
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
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
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