Level 3 Music
Teacher in Charge: L. Muir
An advanced course where each student chooses from a range of topics, from Making Music and Music Studies Achievement Standards. The course will cover: solo and group performance (on a main instrument and possibly a second instrument), aural skills, composition, research, harmony and score analysis. Students may choose to arrange music. This course will be tailored towards each student’s individual talents and interests. Students are encouraged to perform at school and in Rockquest, Jazz Fest, Chamber Music Festival and concerts at NCMA. It is expected that students will be enrolled in the Garin itinerant music programme or be taking private instrumental lessons.
Students will complete the standards below or negotiate other alternatives as appropriate. A maximum of between 16-18 credits is preferred.
This course is not endorsable when structured as the table below describes. Students wishing to endorse this course would need to negotiate to be entered into an external standard.
Level 2 Music or performance skills equivalent to someone who has had 4/5 years of lessons.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25.00 to cover workbooks/workshops
Prices may be subject to change
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
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.
Promoter, Stage Manager, Events Manager, Singer/Musician, Teaching, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist, Music Teacher, Sound engineer, Radio Announcer, Music Performer, Production Assistant (Film/Television/,
An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.
All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.