NCEA L2 Music

MUS2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Song

This is a general course for students interested in a career in the various music industries or entertainment fields. Students should be in their fourth year of instrumental tuition. It develops skills in the following areas:

 Solo performance 

Group performances 

Composition 

Notation dictations

Transpositions and modulations






Course Overview

Term 1
A.S. 91270 v2 Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level 2 Internal 6 Credits
Due T2 W3

Term 2
A.S. 91270 v2 Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level 2 Internal 6 Credits
Due W3

A.S. 91271 v2 Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits
Due W7

A.S. 91272 v2 Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits
Due T3 W4

Term 3
A.S. 91272 v2 Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits
Due W4

A.S. 91274 v2 Making Music 2.2 - Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level 2 Internal 3 Credits
Due W7

Term 4
A.S. 91275 v3 Making Music 2.5 - Demonstrate aural understanding through written representation
Level 2 External 4 Credits


A.S. 91276 v3 Music Studies 2.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions in a range of music scores
Level 2 External 4 Credits

Learning Areas:

Arts - Mātauranga Toi, NCEA Level 2



Career Pathways

Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Musician, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter