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Music Technology A level at Chew Valley School

Course description

You will learn about music through the practical application of technology.

Course content

The Music Technology specification involves much practical work and encourages the cultivation of a wide range of skills. Students will have opportunities to sequence MIDI, sequence audio, record live instruments, compose using technology and use the recording studio.

Entry requirements

A student who is interested in learning more about music technology in a practical way; someone who perhaps has limited experience in playing an instrument but who has basic music reading and keyboard skills. Someone who enjoys composing and arranging songs. GCSE Music or grade 4 plus instrument/theory.


AS level:
- Unit 1 Music Technology portfolio 1
- Unit 2 Listening and analysing

A2 level:
- Unit 1 Music Technology portfolio 2
- Unit 2 Analysing and Producing

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chew Valley School directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years


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