Music (Mup - Full Year, Mux - Half Year)

HOD Brad Banks —

The following subjects are available for students to study in 2019

  • Music     9Mup     Full Year

Course Description:  In this full course students will have the opportunity to learn an instrument and/or have singing lessons for the full year. They will progress on to a group for performances.

In their Year 9 Music class, students will access keyboards, guitars, drum kits and many other instruments. They also access a variety of computer Music programs, create simple music of their own, and experience some varieties of music. This would suit students who already are learning an instrument. Theory of Music is taught as this course leads on to Year 10 Music option.

Approximate Contribution: $45

Contact Person: Ms Hays


  • Music    9Mux     Half Year

Course Description: In this half year course students will have the opportunity to learn an instrument and/or have singing lessons. They will progress on to a group for performances.

In their Year 9 Music class, students will access keyboards, guitars, drum kits and many other instruments. They also access a variety of computer Music programs, create simple music of their own, and experience some varieties of music. This would suit students who already are learning an instrument. Theory of Music is taught as this course leads on to Year 10 Music option.

Approximate Contribution: $30

Contact Person: Ms Hays


Music Tuition - 9Mut

Instrumental and vocal music (optional) lessons and activities

On enrolment, we seek an indication of those who:

a) wish to learn a musical instrument or singing through the school, or

b) who already learn an instrument outside the school, or have a particular interest in music.

This information helps us to best develop the organization of the Music programme for the students.

Students who learn an instrument in Year 9 may develop Music in Year 10. Tuition is available through the school. Option Music class and instrumental lessons combine well for students.

Instrumental classes cost: $100

Annual Instrument hire 2019:

Brass and Woodwind instruments $140

Saxophones $140

Violins and Violas $100

Cellos and Basses $140

For further information contact Mr Brad Banks – bhb@shirley.school.nz