Level 2 Music

12MUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. McHugh

This course is composed of internal Music Achievement Standards. Music 2.9 may contribute towards Level 1 Literacy. Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition and research. Formal tutition on a choosen instrument is required throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
• Performance is assessed at four year’s formal tuition.
• Research is assessed at Year 12 or Level 2 Literacy.
• Song writing and composition is assessed at three years in classroom Music (Years 10 to 12).
Year 12 Music pathway:
• Provides opportunity for developing music skills including performance and music writing
• Is a significant phase of music education through the NCEA journey,
• Provides a deeper understanding and appreciation of music for life beyond school and into the community, and
• Prepares students for prerequisites into further and tertiary education.


Pathway

Level 3 Music

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Music or similar, or three years formal instrument tuition that is on going. Teacher recommendation.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91278 v2 Music Studies 2.9 - Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91274 v2 Making Music 2.2 - Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7
2
I
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
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
2
I
4
A.S. 91271 v2 Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
2
I
6
A.S. 91270 v2 Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8
2
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.