MUP201

NCEA Level 2 Music Performance Technology 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Cameron

This Practical Music Performance /Music Technology course offers students the opportunity to select a course which can be suited to their strengths. This course focuses on Performance, Composition, Live Sound, Recording and Digital Music Systems. Students can also research an aspect of the New Zealand music scene of their choosing.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students work in an individualistic manner, choosing which standards they will undertake in their course. Students pick one Major (Solo Performance or Composition), and two Minors (any of the smaller credit standards). Term 1 will see students focussing on their first Minor.

Term 2
A student's Major focus will be undertaken in Term 2, and Term 3 will see a student completing their course with their second Minor. Students can pick up additional work & standards as they choose, however this is only after the completion of their Major & two Minors.

Term 3
Students keep working on their major and second minor standards, and many start an additional standard.

Term 4
Students ensure all work towards the standards they want to enter is completed.

Recommended Prior Learning

It is helpful if students can play a musical instrument (including voice) to a level the =y would expected to be at after of three years of tuition.

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: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27703 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound design for an entertainment and event context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91270 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91271 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91272 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91274 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.2 - Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91278 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 2.9 - Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0