Level 1 Music

MUS101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: N. Baldwin

Recommended Prior Learning

Either Year 10 Advanced Music or good marks in Year 10 Beginner’s Music. You must have been learning an instrument for at least 2 full years. You must also apply to the HOD Music if you are not known to the Music Department.



You will perform on your chosen instrument (which may include voice) in both group and solo situations. You will compose music, and study musical works and their eras. You will develop listening and notation skills, score reading and theory.
NOTE: Students taking this subject are required to be having lessons on their chosen instrument, either through the school itinerant programme or privately. Participation in one of the school’s music groups is also strongly encouraged.



Faculties:

Music



Pathway

Level 2 Music

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Manuscript paper.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91090 v3 Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
1
I
6
A.S. 91091 v3 Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
1
I
4
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
1
I
6
A.S. 91093 v3 Music 1.4 - Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription
1
E
4
A.S. 91094 v3 Music 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91095 v3 Music 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.