Music at Fakenham Academy (College)
In AS Unit 1 (Performing) you will perform a recital of 5-6 minutes in length. The recital can include both solos and ensembles (up to 5 people) and cam be performed on different instruments if necessary. In AS Unit 2 (Composing) you choose one composition brief from 4. AS Unit 3 (Written Exam) is in 3 sections: Listening, Investigating musical styles and Understanding chords and lines.
In A2 Unit 4 (Extended Performance) is similar to unit one but the recital must ne between 12-15 minutes long and of a higher playing standard (at least grade 6). A2 Unit 5 (Composition and Harmony) has 2 sections: composition and harmony. You must complete 2 tasks in this unit either one from each section or two from one section. A2 Unit 6 (Written Exam) is in two sections: Aural analysis, Music in Context and Continuity and change in instrumental music.
You must be able to read music competently, be receiving instrumental tuition and be at least Grade 5 standard.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fakenham Academy (College) directly.