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Music at Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Course description

This course is designed to give you experiences in the three main musical disciplines of performing, composing, and listening.

You will develop your playing skills as a soloist and/ or as a member of an ensemble, performing music of your choice. You will develop compositional techniques that you will apply in your own composition. You will also be given the opportunity to develop your analytical skills, through focusing on listening to music and understanding how it works.

You will gain knowledge of good performance techniques and how to work effectively within an ensemble. To support your composition work, you will learn about the theory of music from scales to chord construction. You will also develop a greater knowledge about different genres of music through listening and analysing.

You will gain an understanding of how harmony knowledge and practical skills combine to create a well rounded musician.

Entry requirements

Most people who take this course generally have completed BTEC Music in Years 10 and 11 achieving a Pass grade. You should be able to play at least one instrument.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bedlingtonshire Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years