Level 3 Music

MUS3
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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

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


Disclaimer

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