10MU2

10 Music (Table C) 4 hours per week for half a year (semester)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Zjajic-Moon

The course will cover the following aspects of music: performance, composition, aural, score reading and musical knowledge. We will concentrate on two topics of different aspects of musical knowledge.

Pupils taking this course must have lessons on their major instrument for the whole school year either privately, or as part of the school instrumental programme. Pupils must be part of a school musical group, either instrumental or vocals approved by the Head of Music. Where possible, the instrumental group will be any of our Orchestras, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Chamber Groups or Junior Jazz Band. For vocalists and instrumentalists who do not play a band-type instrument, the group will be the Mount Albert Grammar School Choir (one of our four choirs) or the group that they will form themselves with HOD/Music teacher approval and guidance. Some of the groups are: the flute choir, chamber groups, jazz band, saxophone group, junior rock bands etc

Assessment
Assessment will take the forms of performances, aural tests, written assignments and composition.


Pathway

Prerequisites

Pupils taking this course must also complete the following 

  • Have lessons on their major instrument for the whole school year either privately, or as part of the school instrumental programme. 
  • Pupils must be part of a school musical group, either instrumental or vocals approved by the Head of Music. 
  • The instrumental group will be any of our Orchestras, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Chamber Groups or Junior Jazz Band. 
  • For vocalists and instrumentalists who do not play a band-type instrument, the group will be the Mount Albert Grammar School Choir (one of our four choirs) or the group that they will form themselves with HoD/Music teacher approval and guidance. 

HoD approval