Sound & Music Technology NCEA 1

Course Details

Semester Course 8-14 Credits (Half year course only)


Sound engineering and music technology is considered today, as being part of a musician's skill set. This course provides introductory knowledge and features, functions and techniques associated with music technology. Students will learn how to set up sound equipment in a performance context, learn the techniques to record audio, midi and operate Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and use music notation software. This will be linked to composition.

Course Contribution:

$12 (Additional $60 per year if learning an instrument form a tutor at Whanganui High School)

Leads To:

Level 2 Music

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
26687 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of sound technology for a performance context. 1 4 Internal
27656 Demonstrate and apply introductory knowledge of music technology equipment and techniques. 1 4 Internal
91092 Compose two original pieces of music 1 6 Internal

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