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Music at The Parker E-act Academy

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Students will study a wide range of musical styles including songs from musicals, dance music, Brit pop, world music and aspects of 20th century modern music and music from the 1600-1899.  Music technology is also used in the form of the software programme `Sibelius` for composition work.Performing to an audience builds confidence and the discipline of regular practice is a transferable skill so necessary in every aspect of life. 

Entry requirements



Students will work individually and in groups to produce four pieces of practical coursework.  The first two terms are spent preparing a solo and an ensemble performance.  The rest of the first year is spent creating two compostions in different styles.  The coursework is worth 60% of the final grade.Listening and appraising work is integrated into the course in preparation for a 1 1/2 hour examination at the end of Year 11.  This aspect of the course is worth 40% of the grade.

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Further information

For further information, plesae contact Mr R Marsh.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Parker E-act Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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