MUS3
This course requires 2 options.

NCEA L3 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Song

This is a full year general course for students interested in a career in the various music industries or entertainment fields. Students should be on their fifth year of instrumental tuition.

Students make choices about the topics and assessments they wish to study for, based on their individual strengths, skills and interests. Generally, the course focuses on the following topics:

 Solo performance 

Group performances 

Composition 

Notation dictations

Roman Numeral, four part harmony writing

Students are encouraged to enrol for Music Scholarship.



Course Overview

Term 1
A.S. 91419 v2 Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level 3, 8 Credits, Internal
Due W7

A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level 3, 8 Credits, Internal
Due T2 W2

Term 2
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level 3, 8 Credits, Internal
Due W2

A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level 3, 4 Credits, Internal
Due T3 W7

A.S. 91417 v2 Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level 3, 4 Credits, Internal
Due T3 W7

Term 3
A.S. 91417 v2 Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level 3, 4 Credits, Internal
Due W7

A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level 3, 4 Credits, Internal
Due W7

Term 4
A.S. 91420 v2 Making Music 3.5 - Integrate aural skills into written representation
Level 3, 4 Credits, External

A.S. 91421 v3 Music Studies 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores
Level 3, 4 Credits, External

A.S. 93305 v18 SCHL - Scholarship Music External 0 Credits

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91420 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.5 - Integrate aural skills into written representation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 93305 v19
NZQA Info
SCHL - Music

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 0
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 32
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy 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.