Approx Cost:
$20 to cover workbooks and materials

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

Ideally students should have completed music at year 10. Alternatively, students can discuss their suitability for this course with the HOD of Music.

Access to an instrument at home.

Course Outline:

This course focuses on developing performance and instrumental skills as well as contemporary music writing.

To be successful in this course students must be receiving tutored instrument or voice lessons alongside their Music course.  These can often be provided through our itinerant music scheme

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

Performance craft – Perform music as a featured soloist and as a member of a group

Contemporary music writing – composing and record original music

Music Technology – Learn how to use and operate recording software and recording techniques

Musicianship – This course will develop aural skills and some music theory which will be essential for both performance and composition.



Where Does It Lead:

This course will provide a pathway for student to continue music at NCEA level 2

Students wishing to take Pūoro in the 2nd semester must have completed semester 1.  This course is preparing students for NCEA level 2 music.

For further information see:
Mr Beard