MUP101

NCEA Level 1 Music Performance Technology 101

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Cameron

This Music Performance/ Technology course focuses on performance, composition, live sound, recording and the use of music technology equipment and techniques. This course is suited to students who are practical musicians who want to learn about the production side of music as well.


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction tom the disciplines of solo performance, group performance and composition. Students will present work at their current level of ability, so a programme of development can be created.
Composition 1 is due by the end of the term.

Term 2
Students practice, rehearse and perform their 1st solo performance and groups for group performances are solidified.
Solo performance one will occur in May and composition 2 is due by the end of the term.
Some students will start working on the sound mixing unit standard

Term 3
Group performance rehearsals continue and most groups will present their piece by the end of the term
Students will work on their second solo performance and complete their third composition.
All students who wish to complete the sound mixing standard will work on this and possibly complete the tasks laid out in the assessment guide of this standard.
Composition 3 is due by the end of the term

Term 4
Students present their second solo performance and finish off any standards uncompleted by the end of term three.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Music is beneficial but not essential.

Pathway

Careers in the music industry: performing, songwriting, composing, live music entertainment, music education, music production, artist management, marketing and PR, music journalism, recording engineering, music arranging.

The unique skills of the musician are becoming increasingly marketable in a world where communication, confidence, creativity and innovation give graduates an edge. Music plays a central part in the games we play, our social media and our real-life gathering places.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26687 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound for an entertainment and event context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

U.S. 27656 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of music technology equipment and techniques
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 91090 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 1

A.S. 91091 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 1

A.S. 91092 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

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

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0