CMU3
This course requires 2 options.

Contemporary Music 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Wright

Design a project centered around composing and recording two original pieces of music.

  • Write, perform and record 3 songs to submit for RockQuest, Chamber Music Contest or Jazz Festival.

  • Write, perform and record 3 songs to release on Spotify or YouTube

Course Overview

Term 1
Use notation software to notate melodic parts from your compositions and sequence MIDI parts for your original songs.

Term 2
Set up a multitrack recording session for your groups 3 original songs.

Term 3
Write 2 songs that express imaginative thinking.

Term 4
Write 1 songs that express imaginative thinking.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 23730 v5
NZQA Info
Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28007 v4
NZQA Info
Select and apply a range of processes to enhance sound in a performance context
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
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: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0