NCEA Level 2 Music
Level 2
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Recommendations:  NCEA Level 1 is recommended or entry in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This course focuses on a student’s creativity in the musical context. Students are given the flexibility to explore difference musical genres of their choice and are given the opportunity to work both collaboratively and individually. There are a wide range of components covered with an emphasis on performance and music technology.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Performance music
  • Composition
  • Demonstration of music by listening, identifying, describing and classifying
  • Music Technology

Course Costs: Individual instrumental or voice lessons.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Music.

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91270
Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
6 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91274
Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
3 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91272
Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
4 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91271
Compose two substantial pieces of music
6 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91275
Demonstrate aural understanding through written representation
4 Credits
 
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91276
Demonstrate knowledge of conventions in a range of music scores
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91277
Demonstrate understanding of two substantial contrasting music works
6 Credits
Literacy
Portfolio
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91273
Devise an instrumentation for an ensemble
4 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91278
Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music
4 Credits
Literacy
Investigation
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
US 27657
Demonstrate knowledge of the development and usage of music technology equipment and techniques
4 Credits
 
Practical
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
US 27658
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of electronic music production and music notation applications
4 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
Level 2 Music