NCEA Level 3 Performance Music

13PMU
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Hood

The 13PMU course consists of a combination of NCEA Level 3 internally and externally assessed standards that focus on the musical disciplines of: Solo Performance, Group Performance, Songwriting, Research and study of the context behind a chosen musical work. 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.

This course is open to all year 13 students. It can be taken in conjunction with other Level 3 Music Courses. There are no entry requirements to enter into this course.

This course is made up of five separate standards which comply with NCEA guidelines; three compulsory standards and two additional standards of which students will complete one. The following NCEA standards will be offered in this course:

AS91416 - 3.1 - Solo Performance (Compulsory)

AS91418 - 3.3 - Group Performance (Compulsory)

AS91423 - 3.8 - Context (Compulsory)

AS91425 - 3.10 - Research (As advised with 3.11)

AS91849 - 3.11 - Songwriting (As advised with 3.10)

All students have the opportunity to gain 20 credits at level three with a focus on practical industry skills and experience.

NCEA Level 3


Recommended Prior Learning

At least two years of private instrument tutoring or four years of ITM instrument tutoring.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91423 v2 Music Studies 3.8 - Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91425 v2 Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
3
I
8
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 30

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.