Music

Ms K Hays —

The following subjects are available for students to study in 2019

Music:   11Mus   Full Year

Course Description: Students will develop skills in a variety of different musical areas including Performance (Solo and Group), Aural, Composition and Music Studies in a variety of genre. Students will develop a wide-ranging knowledge of music and musicianship.

Recommended Entry CriteriaAchieved in 10Mus, plus performance on a musical instrument for a minimum of two years.

Qualifications to be gained: Level 1 Achievement Standards credits

Level 1 Literacy: 6 literacy credits

Restrictions: Must have a musical instrument and must be receiving tuition. Students are encouraged to be a member of at least one of the following: Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Group, Chamber Group or Rock Group

Approximate Contributions: $60 for activities and Revision Guide

Next step: 12Mus and/or 12Mut

Contact Person: Ms Hays


Music:   12Mus   Full Year

Course Description: Students can select a combination of Performance (Solo and Group), Aural, Composition, Instrumentation, and Music Studies. Combining Level 2 and 3 credits may be available.

Recommended Entry Criteria: Minimum of 12 credits in 11Mus plus evidence of strong musical performance, and musical studies or composition skills.

Qualifications to be gained: Level 2 Achievement Standards credits.

UE Literacy: 6 literacy credits - reading

Restrictions: Should have a musical instrument, be receiving tuition and be reading music. Students are encouraged to be a member of at least one of the following: Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Group Chamber Group or Rock Group

Approximate Contributions: $18

Next step: 13Mus or 13Mut

Contact Person: Ms Hays


Music:   13Mus   Full Year

Course Description: Students can select a combination of Performance (Solo and Group), Aural, Composition, Instrumentation, Arranging, and Music Studies. This course is essential for students wishing to study Music at tertiary institutions.

Recommended Entry CriteriaMinimum of 12 credits in 12Mus

Qualifications to be gained: Level 3 Achievement and Unit Standards credits.

UE Literacy: 6 literacy credits - reading

Restrictions: Should have a musical instrument, be receiving tuition and reading Music at Grade 3 or similar. Students are encouraged to be a member of at least one of the following: Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Group, Chamber Group or Rock Group

Approximate Contributions: $18

Contact Person: Ms Hays


Music Tuition -11/12/13 Mut

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 2018:

Brass and Woodwind instruments $140.00

Saxophones $140.00

Violins and Violas $100.00

Cellos and Basses $140.00

For further information contact Mrs Kate Hays – kmh@shirley.school.nz