Music AQA A Level 'Fees payable' at Hethersett Old Hall School
Music A Level offers a logical progression from GCSE and an opportunity to develop your knowledge and musical ability through the study, creation and performance of music from a wide range of styles and genres.
The A Level assessments are:
Appraising music (40% of A Level)
- Examination paper with listening and written questions using excerpts of music testing listening, analysis and contextual understanding.
- A second set work from the Western Classical tradition is also studied, along with a second topic.
Performance (35% of A Level)
- Solo and/or ensemble performance as an instrumentalist, or vocalist and/or music production (via technology).
- A minimum of ten minutes’ performance in total is required (no more than twelve minutes).
Composition (25% of A Level)
- Composition 1: Composition to a brief
- Composition 2: Free composition
- A minimum of four and a half minutes of music in total is required.
ATTENTION: Please ensure that you understand that course fees will be payable before submitting your application.
This specification provides a sound preparation for the study of music in higher education, as well as providing opportunities to develop strengths and interests leading to music-related and other careers. It enables you to develop a wide range of transferable skills such as critical thinking, research, communication and team-work.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hethersett Old Hall School directly.