Music at The Parker E-act Academy
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.
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.
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.