3MUS

Level 3 Music*

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

In Level 3 Music students will have the opportunity to specialise in areas of group and solo performance, composition, songwriting and music research and analysis. Most students will be encouraged to take part in a large-scale senior music concert towards the end of the year.

IMPORTANT: THIS IS A PERFORMING ARTS COURSE. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PERFORM IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE ON A CHOSEN INSTRUMENT

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Collaborative skills - learning to work together effectively towards a common goal.
  • Learn to rehearse and then perform both as part of a group and solo to an audience.
  • Communication skills - develop listening, negotiation and interpersonal skills through the rehearsal process.
  • Reflect on the rehearsal and performance process.

  • Information use - understand and interpret musical scores and notation to be realised in a performance on a chosen instrument.
  • Develop instrumental, vocal and compositional techniques.
  • Critical thinking skills - listening to and analysing music recordings and scores and making sense of music in a performance context.
  • Develop research, writing and presentation skills on a Music topic of your choice.


  • Develop skills in supporting and leading music activities with younger children (optional).

 

Resources Required

Guitar pick (if playing guitar - recommended)
Clarinet reed No.2 or 2.5 (if playing clarinet - recommended)
$20 per term instrument hire (optional) - flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, saxophone

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 76 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 64 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 9694 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of communication process theory

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23730 v5
NZQA Info
Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30906 v1
NZQA Info
Plan and engage in an activity intended to benefit the community

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
A.S. 91417 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
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

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
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
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91423 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.8 - Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91424 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.9 - Create two arrangements for an ensemble
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91849 v1
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 76
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 58

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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