NCEA Level 3 Music Performance

13MUP
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/Group performance;
  • Composition;
  • Arrangement;
  • Theory/aural skills; and
  • Music technology.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Music or Music Performance.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28007 v3 Select and apply a range of processes to enhance sound in a performance context
3
I
6
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91417 v2 Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91419 v2 Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
3
I
8
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 32

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 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.