12MM3

12 Modern Music 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Neil Watson

Study contemporary music with a focus on music technology, techniques and associated equipment relevant to today’s music, entertainment and events industries. Students will look at ways to empower their musical intention in the recording studio and onto the stage while developing skills and knowledge through hands-on experience in audio production, sound design, song writing and performance. The Modern Music course looks at industry skills including but not limited to live sound engineering, music production, contemporary music performance, electronic music and sonic art creation.  Learners enrolled in this course will be encouraged to create collaboratively and express imaginative thinking.

Pathways following from 12MM3 include Level 3 music, music industry internships, further study in music at Mainz, SAE, NZSM, UoA and music careers as creators.

Prerequisites

Students need to provide evidence of prior musical engagement and a willingness and attitude to explore their self-identity through music. Acceptance into this course may include an interview/audition with the TiC/HoD

OR HoF Approval

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27657 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the development and usage of music technology, techniques, and associated equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27703 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound design for an entertainment and event context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0