School of Music (12HSM)

12HSM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Nanako Sato

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

Application, Interview and Audition




School of Music

Do you love to perform and play music? Are you looking for a course to enable you to be a full-time musician?

Hagley School of Music is designed for students who have a passion, ability and a strong interest in a career in music.

Hagley School of Music will enable you to fully immerse yourself in the world of music while working toward a National Certificate in Music and NCEA Levels 2 or 3.

Course Components

  • Performance and composition/songwriting
  • Develop knowledge of music theory and aural
  • Music technology, including recording and software
  • History of music and research topics
  • Analyse music works
  • UE Literacy through Media Studies (for HSM Level 2)
  • Instrumental/vocal lessons and performances
  • Performance studio


20 Hours per week 




Learning Areas:

Performing Arts, Pre Professional Courses



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Enrolment Fee
Under 19 - $0 (MOE Funded)
Age 19+ - $220

Specialty Course Cost - $60
T Shirt
Music Books (optional)
Recording and Competition fees (optional)


Assessment Information Credits Level 2 Music 30+ Internal available 14 External available Level 2 Media Studies/ English/History 24 Internal available Qualification - National Certificate in Music Level 2 - NCEA Level 2 - Numeracy & UE Literacy