Contemporary Music - Level 3

CMU3
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 23730 v4 Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s)
3
I
8
U.S. 28007 v3 Select and apply a range of processes to enhance sound in a performance context
3
I
6
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
3
I
8
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 8

* 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.

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

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