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: A solo performance of one or more pieces, performed as a recital.
• Component 2: Composing
• Total of three compositions, two set to a brief and one free composition.
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
• Musical Theatre
• 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.
If you wish to apply for 2020-2021 academic year, please complete the online application form.