NCEA Level 2 Music Performance

12MUP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Diedricks

At Ashburton College we are fortunate to offer a wide variety of musical experiences which help students to choose their path. Those students wanting to continue learning instruments have access to itinerant music teachers. These students are encouraged to enter competitions and festivals and join in music making opportunities within the college community. Several tertiary options are available for student wanting to study music. The career opportunities are many and varied. Examples of these are: broadcasting, performing, sound engineering, teaching, recording artist, studio musician, amongst others. We offer a wide variety of extra-curricular activities. These include choirs, rock bands, instrumental and vocal groups, chamber music groups and orchestra. Students are encouraged to perform at competitions and festivals in Mid–Canterbury and further afield. 

Content/Skills:

  • Solo performance;
  • Group performance;
  • Composition;
  • Theory aural skills; and
  • Music technology.

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Music Performance

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Music or Music Performance

12MUP and 12MUS are similar courses that cover many of the same standards, if you wish to choose both; it must be in consultation with the HOD.

This course or 12MUS needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 3 (Year 13).


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27703 v4 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound control and enhancement processes required for a performance context
2
I
4
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. 91273 v2 Music Studies 2.8 - Devise an instrumentation for an ensemble
2
I
4
A.S. 91274 v2 Making Music 2.2 - Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Pathway Tags

Promoter, Stage Manager, Events Manager, Singer/Musician, Teaching, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist, Music Teacher, Sound engineer, Radio Announcer, Music Performer, Production Assistant (Film/Television)


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.