13MUS

Year 13 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Russell

Through Solo and Group Performance, students are encouraged to explore different genre, significantly develop technique on their instrument and present mature expressive qualities. Composition tasks allow students to develop their inner ear and aesthetic judgement. Theory and Score Reading continue to develop literacy in Music. A high level of personal organisation, initiative and responsibility is expected. Students follow an individualised set of standards. A selection of the standards available are shown below but there are others that girls can select from to make up an individual program.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2 x 2B Pencils and eraser, 1 x 1B8 Exercise book, $30 Theory book, $5 Course book

Recommended Prior Learning

1. At least four years tuition on an instrument or in voice equivalent to at least Grade 6.
2. Ability to read music.
3. Must attend instrumental / vocal lessons all year and participate in at least one school musical group.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 7

A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91420 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.5 - Integrate aural skills into written representation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91421 v3
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91422 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.7 - Analyse a substantial music work

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 38
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 38

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.