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M USICAS & A2 at St Thomas More Catholic School

Course description


Unit 1. Influences on Music

Western Classical Tradition, Choral Music in the Baroque Period, British Pop Music from the 1960’s.

Unit 2. Composition

Compositional techniques

Arranging techniques

Unit 3. Performing

Solo Performance

Ensemble Performance

Aural tests

Unit 4. Influences on Music

Western Classical Tradition, English Choral Music in the 20th Century, Chamber Music from Mendelssohn to Debussy, Four decades of Jazz and Blues (1910 - 1950)


Unit 2. Composition

Compositional Techniques, Arranging Techniques

Unit 3. Performing

Solo Performance, Ensemble Performanc

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement for a GCE AS/A2 course is 6+ grades A*-B at GCSE or equivalent. For a student to study at GCE AS/A2 a subject that they studied at GCSE they must have achieved at least a grade B in that subject at GCSE where the subject requires previous study

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Thomas More Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years