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Music A Level at Hammersmith Academy

Course description

A Level Music provides students with the opportunity to gain self-confidence through performing to others, as well as developing creative and collaborative skills. Students will specifically focus on performance techniques in a range of styles and contexts, helping them to build listening, composing and performance techniques.

Students should have a keen interest in creating and listening to different styles of music. They will have access to the Academy’s music technology suite, radio and recording studio, and theatre, as well as music practice rooms for independent rehearsal. There will also be the opportunity to work in the local community and in professional music spaces.

Whilst the course largely focuses on performance, students will additionally study areas of music history, theory, analysis and compositional skills.

Entry requirements

Eight or more GCSEs at grades A*–C including GCSE English and a minimum grade B in Music or Distinction at in BTEC Level 2 Music. Students should additionally have the ability to play an instrument/sing and read music at Grade 3 or 4 standard.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hammersmith Academy directly.

Last updated date: 19 April 2017
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