Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Nicklin

 In Year 12 Music you can choose and combine standards to suit your strengths. You will continue to develop the skills of performance, composition, and music analysis and learn new skills, such as instrumentation. Assessments may include, depending on your personal interests, performing two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist or as a member of a group; composing two substantial pieces of music, including songs; devising an instrumentation for an ensemble or investigating an aspect of NZ music. The external examination on understanding of two contrasting works can contribute to UE literacy requirements in writing.




Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry with Curriculum Leader approval.

Pathway Tags

Performing: Opportunities to perform in orchestras, bands, groups, musicals etc. Songwriting, co-songwriting Composing and arranging music for films, advertisement, etc Education: Early childhood, primary and secondary school music teaching, instrumental teacher Publishing and Journalism – Music publishing, critics Conducting – a highly sought after skill for leading choirs, orchestras, bands, Church groups Broadcasting: Radio, Recording, Sound engineering, Music studio technicians, etc Manufacturing and Sales – Instrument designer, repairman, craftsman, music store personnel Music Therapist, Music Librarian, Music business attorney, community arts manager, recreation arts programme supervisor, Acoustic engineers, etc.