MUS3

Level 3 Music

Subject Description

An advanced course where each student chooses from a range of topics from either Performance, Composition or Musical Studies components. Students will have the opportunity to continue performance on their instrument as well as a second instrument (offering scholarship level if applicable). The course will include composition, arrangement, comparing and contrasting musical masterpieces, and further development of Aural and Harmonic Analysis skills. This course will be tailored towards each student’s individual talents and complements the music performances at school and out in the public such as Rockquest, Jazz Fest, Chamber music, and concerts at NCMA. It is expected that students will be enrolled in the itinerant music programme or alternative instrumental tuition. Students will complete a selection of the standards listed below. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 to cover video/audiotapes, CDs, resource material.

Entry Guidelines

Level 2 Music or tuition on an instrument for 4/5 years.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 36 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91424 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.9 - Create two arrangements for an ensemble
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91421 v3
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91417 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23730 v4
NZQA Info
Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 40
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 32

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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