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Music A Level at Ormiston Forge Academy

Course description

AS Music consists of listening, composing and performing. Performing can be in any style and students can choose their own pieces but the standard of performance must be of at least grade 5 standard. Harmony and music theory is taught and students also have to produce compositions of their own. Pupils study a selection of set works which are from classical and jazz genres and knowledge of these are tested by an end of year exam.

This qualification will support candidates working towards various careers in music, including teaching, music technology and music therapy.

Entry requirements

At least grade 5 practical on an instrument or voice. Must be able to read music notation fluently, grade 3 theory minimum.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years