Level 3 Optional
To learn about the languages of music, develop ideas in music, communicate and interpret meaning in music and understand music in context at an advanced level. Performance, Composition, Aural Skills and Musical Knowledge. Students can mix and match a course between 'Practical Music' and 'Music Studies' in consultation with the teacher. (Note: A programme for each student will be negotiated with the teacher)
At least 12 credits in MUS2 or equivalent. Currently learning an instrument or HOF/TIC approval.
$15. Additional $60 per year if learning from a tutor at Whanganui High School.
Some or all of the following will be offered:
|91416||Performing two programmes of music as a featured soloist||3||8||Internal|
|91417||Perform a programme of music on a 2nd instrument as a featured soloist||3||4||Internal|
|91418||Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group||3||4||Internal|
|91419||Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music||3||8||Internal|
|91420||Integrate aural skills into written representation||3||4||External|
|91421||Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores||3||4||External|
|91422||Analyse a substantial music work||3||4||External|
|91423||Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work.||3||4||Internal|
|91424||Create two arrangements for an ensemble||3||4||Internal|
|91425||Research a music topic||3||6||Internal|
|91849||Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking||3||8||Internal|