Year 10 Music - Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Wigram

This is a practical course focusing on a mix of music technology, composition, practical music on a chosen instrument. The modules in Year 10 are streamlined to allow students to take music in Year 11 and look at the following:

Module 1: Practical music - this module runs throughout the course and students have practical workshops with a specialist teacher. Students perform as part of a group, as an individual or through the computer as electronic music.

Module 2: Music Technology - students learn about aspects of sound gear and technology and how to set it up, continued learning with Garageband, the basics of the iMovie app and the basics of recording in a studio.

Module 3: Composition - using technology to create electronic music.

Module 4: Music notation - done using software and sequencing.



Detailed Course Outline Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 1 Music

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Take-home books used in class $15.
Everything else provided in class.
If students have their own Macbooks or iPads they will be shown how to use the music programs on their own device.

Pathway Tags

Music: Promoter, Stage Manager, Events Manager, Singer/Musician, Teaching, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist, Music Teacher, Sound engineer, Radio Announcer, Music Performer, Production Assistant (Film/Television/

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Credits listed may change.