MUS1

Level 1 Music

Subject Description

This course is very much tailored to carry through to Levels 2 and 3 based on music performance to perform in class as well as at public venues such as school assemblies, Mahi Toi, Rockquest, Jazz Fest, and concerts at NCMA. Students are encouraged to perform their own compositions and you will be given support to use your music knowledge and music composition skills. Students will gain the skills and techniques needed to perform confidently in solo and group situations with the support of Itinerant teaching programme and it is recommended that students are enrolled in tuition. The programme will be individually tailored to each student’s talents and interests. For those students who have had several years music training they can opt to do the two external papers. 

Students will complete a selection, not all, of the standards listed below.


Pathway

Music performer, composer for music groups or media, sound engineer for music/theatre companies, music journalist, events coordinator,

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 to cover resource materials

Entry Guidelines

Year 10 Music or tuition on a musical instrument for more than two years.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91094 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91093 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.4 - Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91092 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91091 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91090 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26687 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound technology for a performance context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.