Music A Level at The Folkestone School for Girls
You will be required to: • Develop your skills through performing; • Develop musical ideas through composition; • Gain a depth of understanding of the development of music in specific areas such as instrumental music, vocal music, music for film, popular music
GCSE Grade 6 or above in Music, or Grade 4-5 standard on an instrument or voice.
Unit 1: Performing: Solo/Ensemble Performances – 8 minutes. Performances can be recorded/re-recorded in March and April of the examination year. Internally assessed and externally moderated (30%). Unit 2: Composing: 1 Free Composition & 1 Composition to a Brief Assessing Compositional Technique. Coursework under controlled conditions and externally assessed (30%). Unit 3: Appraising Application of knowledge through the context of six areas of study, each with three set works: • Vocal Music; • Instrumental Music; • Music for Film; • Popular Music and Jazz; • Fusions; • New Directions; 2 Hour Examination that includes listening and essay writing (40%).
You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses. . With further training, you could go into a job related to Music such as a Music Composer, Musician, Sound Technician or you may wish to use your music ability for recreational purposes. .
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How to apply
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