L3 Music

MUS31
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Crump

Students planning to use music for entry into tertiary qualifications require at least 10 credits from Level 2 Music. The course is made up of a number of standards that students may choose from depending on their interest and skill level. All performance assessments, whether solo or group must be completed in front of an audience in a performing situation. Students taking this course have the opportunity to: perform music as a soloist and as part of a group; compose music; research a music topic; examine the contexts that influence a piece of music and study pieces of music; apply music theory in understanding harmonies.

Scholarship offered.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None


Recommended Prior Learning

6-10 credits in L2 Music or by the discretion of the teacher or you have been learning an instrument for a number of years.


Standards Available

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. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
3
I
8
*
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. 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. 91419 v2 Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
3
I
8
*
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. 91422 v2 Music Studies 3.7 - Analyse a substantial music work
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91423 v2 Music Studies 3.8 - Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91424 v2 Music Studies 3.9 - Create two arrangements for an ensemble
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91425 v2 Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
3
I
8
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 54

* 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: 54 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 46 credits.