• US 16550

    Second Instrument

    Demonstrate music performance skills before an audience by three pieces on a second instrument

    Credits

    8

    Elements and performance criteria

    Element 1

    Perform technical skills as soloist on a second instrument, in keeping with instrument(s) used for performance, and music genre.

    Performance criteria

    1.1 Performance displays delivery of the music materials, with accuracy, and fluency.

    Range technical skills may include but are not limited to – pitch, rhythm, intonation, dynamics, tone, phrasing, articulation.

    1.2 Performance displays instrumental skills necessary at this level to perform on the selected instrument(s).

    Element 2

    Perform musicianship skills as soloist on a second instrument, in keeping with the style of the music.

    Performance criteria

    2.1 Performance displays response to the background of the music being performed.

    2.2 Performance displays awareness of, and sensitivity to, style, mood, and structure.

    2.3 Performance is supported by the presentation of portfolio containing background material on each selected piece, and information on the instrument(s) used in the performance.

    Element 3

    Perform skills of presentation to, and communication with, an audience.

    Performance criteria

    3.1 Performance demonstrates a range of presentation skills which are in keeping with the genre of the music.

    3.2 Performance demonstrates ability to communicate musical intent to an audience.

  • Demonstrate developing music compositional skills through three music compositions


    Credits 6


    Elements and performance criteria

    Element 1

    Compose three pieces of music.

    Performance criteria

    1.1 Compositions display developing ability to formulate and select musical ideas.

    1.2 Compositions display ability to combine, develop, test, and structure musical ideas.

    Element 2

    Represent compositions in a portfolio of work.

    Performance criteria

    2.1 Representation of compositions is clear, captures intent, and in a form which suits genre or style.

    2.2 Compositions are performed and recorded by, or under the supervision of, the composer.

    2.3 Portfolio includes written objectives and information about processes used.



  • Achievement Standard 90265, version 2

    Group Performance

    Credits 2

    ·You are to present a music performance as a member of a group during the year.

    ·People who are not being assessed may be part of the group for this assessment.

    ·Your performance must show evidence of technical skills, accuracy, ensemble awareness and presentation appropriate to a fourth year of study through lessons from itinerant teachers.

    ·The performance should comprise a selection of short pieces or an extended piece or pieces.

    ·Ideally a group consists of 3-7 members. Where the group consists of only two performers e.g. violin and piano, each individual part needs to be able to satisfy the criteria for assessment.

    ·The performance will take place in front of an audience and will be recorded audio-visually. Your part must be uniquely identifiable (the only person playing that line) and individually audible on the audio-visual recording of the performance.

    ·Improvisation skills are assessed where appropriate to the musical style.

  • Achievement Standard 90264, version 2(AS2.1)

    Credits 5

    Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist


    ·You are to present at least two contrasting performances of music during the year. ‘Contrasting performances’ refers to aspects such as style, genre, tempo, culture, iwi/tribe and instrument.

    ·Your performances must show evidence of technical skills, accuracy, musicianship and presentation appropriate to a fourth year of study through lessons from itinerant teachers.

    ·Each performance should comprise a selection of short pieces or an extended piece or pieces.

    ·Each performance will take place in front of an audience and will be recorded audio-visually. You must be clearly identifiable and individually audible on the audio-visual recording of the performances.

    ·If you perform as a soloist you may be accompanied or unaccompanied.

    ·If you perform as a featured soloist in a small group situation you must play a separate or uniquely identifiable part.

    ·Improvisation skills are assessed where appropriate to the musical style.