Why Should You Take This Course?
If you can play an instrument to Grade 5 standard and are interested in analysing a broad range of music, composing and performing, this course will help strengthen those skills.
Component 1: Performing
A public performance of one or more pieces, performed as a recital
Performance can be playing or singing solo, in an ensemble, improvising, or realistic music using technology
Component 2: Composing
Total of two compositions, one to a brief set and one either free composition or also to brief
Component 3: Appraising
Application of knowledge through the context four of the six areas of study:
The Western classical and 4 set works tradition
Rock and Pop
Into the Twentieth Century
How will I be assessed?
Component 1: 25% or 35% depending on option
Component 2: 25% or 35% depending on option
Component 3: Written examination (40%) responding to questions relating to the area of studies
What could I do next?
Music at degree level or attend a Music College. Professional work is diverse but includes performing, teaching, management, TV, radio and record production.
We still have spaces available for courses starting in September 2018. If you wish to apply, please complete the online application form as soon as possible.