2MUS

Level 2 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Rabin

The course allows further development of both solo and ensemble performances, composition, musical knowledge, and the use of music technology (such as GarageBand, BandLab, Sibelius etc) for creation. There is a strong emphasis on practical work and you must be prepared to participate in all aspects; this is designed to develop your skills within all aspects of music, as well as creative, personal and interpersonal communication skills. 

You can begin to focus more on your strengths of either composing or performance at this level.

An external may also be offered for students wishing to gain endorsement.



Recommended Prior Learning

Previous study of music at Level 1 is recommended and the ability to play an instrument/sing.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 9677 v10
NZQA Info
Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 32302 v1
NZQA Info
Apply knowledge of MIDI sequencing
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 32303 v1
NZQA Info
Apply knowledge of a music notation application
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91270 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91271 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91272 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91278 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 2.9 - Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 29
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.