Teacher in Charge: M. Cameron
This course is part of a progressive programme from Year 9 to Year 13 and forms the basis for the NCEA Level 1 music course MSS101.
The content will be under the following strands of the NZ Music Curriculum:
· Developing Ideas in Music – Composition, Arranging
· Communicating and Interpreting Music – Performance
· Developing Practical Knowledge in Music – Aural and Transcription Skills
· Understanding Music in Context – Musical Knowledge
The course aims to encourage tolerance and understanding of a wide range of musical styles through individual and corporate performance both vocal and instrumental, and to equip the students through listening, aural and theoretical development, to create and compose their own music.