Music 3

MUS3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Wright

Prerequisites

If you did not take the course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval



The study of music involves learning to perform, compose and understand music within a broad range of styles.
UE Literacy Credits (Research) // Solo performances // Extended compositions // Arrangements
Musical knowledge // Research assignment // Aural Skills // Music Analysis

Students design their own course of 14 - 20 credits in consultation with their teacher
See below for an example of how a possible course could be constructed.

Senior students taking performance assessment standards are expected to be taking regular instrumental or vocal tuition – this can be at school OR privately.



Course Overview

Term 1
An example of a possible course:
-Weekly external exam preparation: aural and/ or score reading
-Solo Performance Preparation
-Composition: students use recording and notation software to compose three original pieces

Term 2
An example of a possible course:
-Weekly external exam preparation: aural and/ or score reading
-Solo Performance Preparation: First Program Assessment
-Composition: students use recording and notation software to compose three original pieces

Term 3
An example of a possible course:
-Weekly external exam preparation: aural and/ or score reading
-Solo Performance Preparation: Second Program Assessment
-Composition: students use recording and notation software to compose three original pieces

Term 4
External Exam Preparation

Learning Areas:

Arts