Year 10 Music Contemporary

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Carson

This course is designed to ensure that students are well prepared to study NCEA Level 1 course in Year 11 Contemporary Music. This course will comprise of solo and group performances, musical knowledge (theory), portfolios of composition, and research encompassing a range of historical musical styles.

A student wishing to take this course must be currently engaged in learning and playing an instrument. (Voice is an instrument)

Course Overview

Term 1
Solo Performance/Group Performance
Theory & Aural
Instruments 101: Ukulele, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, and Drumming basics
Music Through Time Study

Term 2
Solo Performance/Group Performance
Theory & Aural
Jazz and Blues Study
Jazz and Blues Composition

Term 3
Solo Performance/Group Performance
Theory & Aural
Pop & Rock Music Study
Songwriting Composition

Term 4
Solo Performance/Group Performance
Theory & Aural
NZ Music/Film Music Study
NZ/Film Composition

Recommended Prior Learning




Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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