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Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts (Music) at West Kent College

Course description

An introductory level course for musicians who want to perform, write and record music while developing their English and maths.

You will gain tuition on your first instrument, whilst learning about the technical and stylistic characteristics of different genres of music. You will also study music theory and composition to expand your harmonic, melodic and rhythmic knowledge.

You will be required to work effectively and professionally in groups in order to prepare for live performance.

You will participate in at least five public performances throughout the year to demonstrate your performance development.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D-G/3-1, including English and maths at minimum Grade E/2.

You will attend an audition and interview to show us your musical abilities. Your enrolment also depends on a positive recommendation or reference from your school or tutor.

Future opportunities

Progress on to a higher level course in Music, as long as you achieve a Merit or Distinction and meet all other course entry requirements.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 October 2018
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