Level 2 Music
Welcome to Music at Level Two of the National Qualifications Framework. This is an opportunity for students to extend their musical knowledge from Level One.
Specific skills learned
PERFORMANCE: This involves performing in front of an audience as a soloist and as a member of a group.
INSTRUMENTATION & COMPOSITION: These standards involve writing existing music for instruments and composing 2 original pieces (optional). You will develop skills on Sibelius and other music software to score your work.
AURAL PERCEPTION: This standard involves demonstrating aural understanding through written representation. This part of the course is assessed externally at the end of year exam.
RESEARCH: You will demonstrate knowledge of the NZ Music Industry.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
20 pocket clearfile folder, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, headphones, USB drive, 1B5 exercise book
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally you would have gained credits in performance and composition at Level 1. Students who have not studied music before should discuss options with the HOL. It is advised that students enter into this course with at least some music literacy and/or performance skills. It is crucial therefore that these students stay well aware of their overall credit tallies from all subjects so that they stay on track in terms of completing their NCEA Level 2 Certificate.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
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Any information, costs or standards may change.