Level 3 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Dewar

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Music or similar, or four years formal tuition on an instrument that is on going.

This course is composed of internal and externa Music Achievement Standards. Music 3.10 may contribute towards Literacy (writing). Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition and research.
The entry criteria are based on a student’s Year 12 Music results and teacher recommendations. Four years formal tuition on an instrument places students well to start Music at Year 13. Formal tuition on a chosen instrument is required throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
•Performance is assessed at four years formal tuition.
•Research is assessed at Year 13 or Level 3 Literacy.
•Music writing is assessed at four years in classroom Music (Years 10 to 13).
Year 13 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.



Career Pathways

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