NCEA Level 1 Contemporary Music
Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Petch.
The 11MUC course consists of a combination of NCEA Level 1 internally and externally assessed standards that focus on the musical disciplines of: Solo Performance, Group Performance, Composition, Aural and the study of two Music Works. Students selecting this course must be an instrumentalist or vocalist with a preference for working in the Contemporary Music genre and enjoy collaborative performing and composing/songwriting in small groups (bands within the class). Students selecting this course are required to take weekly lessons on their instrument in addition to the classroom lessons. These lessons may be accessed through the school's Itinerant Music Teachers' scheme (free of charge) or with a private tutor outside of school (paid lessons). Please ask any of the Music Department staff for advice and help if you are unsure about your suitability for this course.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Music or HOD approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.