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Music A-Level at Prince Henry's High School

Course description

All students analyse music from a choice of styles and traditions through a series of listening tests and music essay structure. Students make free use of musical styles and traditions in music through acoustic, electronic instruments and the voice. All students are expected to reach a high level of performance on an instrument or voice, this is examined through a combination of solo and a choice of either ensemble performances or the use of music technology.

Course content

  • Appraising Music – listening, analysis and contextual understanding
  • Performance – solo and/ or ensemble performing
  • Composition- composition to a brief and free composition

Entry requirements

Minimum B grade at Music GCSE.

Future opportunities

Possible careers – Music teaching, Music performing, Music and the Media, TV Radio Theatre and Film.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince Henry's High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years