Music A-Level at The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College
What will I be studying?
Unit 1: Influences on Music The Western Classical tradition.
Unit 2: Composing - creating musical ideas. Brief, set by examination board, to complete one of three compositions
Unit 3: Performing - interpreting musical ideas. Candidates give two performances (each 5 - 8 minutes).
Unit 4: Historical Study: The Western Classical tradition.
Unit 5: Composing - developing musical ideas. Candidates respond to one brief from a choice of three.
Unit 6: Performing - a musical performance. Candidates will perform a 15 minute programme.
Where can it take me?
A Level Music is accepted for courses at universities and colleges of higher education. Music Colleges will require a high standard of performance on first instrument. Music will allow you to access careers in publishing, media, recording, arts administration, performing, music therapy and teaching.
At least 4 C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) in at least 3 different subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College directly.