10 Music Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Cameron

Music Studies
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.


NCEA Level 1 Music Performance Technology 101, NCEA Level 1 Music Studies 101