Level 1 Music

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Hunt

This course is designed to carry through to Levels 2 and 3, based on music performance, solo and in groups.There will be opportunities to perform at NCEA Recitals, 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. It is recommended that students are enrolled in tuition. The course will be preparing students for external examinations ;1.4 Aural skills and 1.5 Knowledge and Conventions used in Scores. 

Students will complete the standards below or negotiate other alternatives as appropriate. A maximum of between 16-18 credits is preferred.


Level 2 Music

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25.00 workbooks/workshops
Prices may be subject to change

Entry Guidelines

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

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91090 v3 Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
A.S. 91091 v3 Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

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.