12 Performance Music

12MUP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Thomas

In Performance Music you will focus on performing and creating music. The performances will consist of both group and solo assessments. Your group performance could be a Rockquest band, a chamber group or another performance group. You must work with an instrumental or vocal tutor to guide and teach you, particularly with your solo performances. You will compose and record original pieces of music in response to specific tasks, one of which will be an entry in the “Play it Strange” songwriting competition. You will have an opportunity to gain additional credits by performing on a second instrument. You will do a research task on an aspect of NZ Music.


Pathway

13 Music Studies, 13 Performance Music

Year 13 music, University and Polytech courses, out-of-school music groups, professional musician, TV, media, advertising, arts management, teaching, rock-bands.

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 3 years of instrumental or vocal tuition and some ability to read music.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91270 v2 Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
2
I
6
A.S. 91271 v2 Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
2
I
6
A.S. 91272 v2 Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
2
I
4
A.S. 91278 v2 Music Studies 2.9 - Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

University and Polytech courses, Out-of-school music groups, Professional Musician, media, advertising, Arts Management, Teaching, Rock-bands


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