13MM3

13 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 13MM3 include 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

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 32304 v1
NZQA Info
Operate a music sequencing application
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 32375 v1
NZQA Info
Realise the sound design for a given work in an entertainment and event context
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91849 v1
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 38
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.