NCEA Level 1 Music
Level 1
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Reccomendations: Practical and theoretical experience in music is required.  Selected students may do some performance components of this course in Year 10.

Course Outline: This course focuses on 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.p

Skills developed in the course:

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

Costs: Individual instrumental lessons.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Music or IB Music.

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

AS 91090
Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
6 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91091
Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
4 Credits
 
Performance
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91092
Compose two original pieces of music
6 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 91093
Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription
4 Credits
 
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91094
Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91095
Demosntrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts
6 Credits
Literacy
Portfolio
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 27656
Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of music technology equipment and techniques
4 Credits
 
Practical
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
AS 26687
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound technology for a performance context
4 Credits
 
Practical
Assessment Period - individual programme of assessment
Level 1 Music