NCEA L3 Music

MUS3
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

Learning Areas:

Arts - Mātauranga Toi, NCEA Level 3



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, Model, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter