Music A level
- GCSE Music Grade 6 or above
- The ability to perform to Grade 7 by the end of the course
Other entry pathways are available at the discretion of the course leader.
Students learn to develop their analytical, performance and compositional skills over the two year course and can choose to specialise in either performance or composition in year 13. Students also develop their listening and appraising skills throughout the course.
Eduqas GCE A Level Music 601/8146/1
Students are required to study the following musical areas and set works:-
- The development of the Symphony
– Symphony 104 (Haydn)
- Musical Theatre
- Into the Twentieth Century
– Nuages (Debussy)
– Trio (Poulenc)
How will I be assessed?
Students sit a terminal examination worth 40% of the qualification on the three areas of study.
This is a 2 Hour 15 minute exam.
Students can choose to specialise in composition or performance, and these are weighted as follows:-
A level music allows for a range of further at degree level which includes, music and music technology as well as a other subjects such as Medicine, Law and Accountancy.
Who to speak to for more information:
James Bullock, Director of Performing Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org