NCEA Level 3 with Achievement Standards
Open to all students who took music at Level 2, but also open to musicians studying it for the first time at a senior level. It is strongly advised that students be able to sing or play an instrument upon starting the course.
Approx $25 for the year. This is to cover all printing, photocopying, DVDs and CDs required over the duration of the course.
Students will learn to perform, compose, research, analyse music from different styles, and develop their theory knowledge and aural skills.
Students will choose a combination of 14-24 credits based on individual strengths.
Performances are in the Auditorium in front of an audience. These can be outside of school. For example, Gold Guitars, Competitions etc.
AS 91416 - Perform as a soloist 8 credits
AS 91417 - Perform as a soloist on a second instrument 4 credits
AS 91418 - Perform as an ensemble 4 credits
AS 91419 - Compose music 8 credits
AS 91424 - Arrange music 4 credits
AS 91425 - Research a music topic 6 credits
AS 91421 - Understanding of harmony and tonality 4 credits
AS 91423 - Examine influence of Context on a substantial music work 4 credits
University and Polytechnic programmes. To be industry ready