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Music Technology *FEES PAYABLE* at Akeley Wood Senior School

Course description

Students taking Music Technology will be heavily involved with the music department during the course of the year. Not only will they be involved in music performing but also in setting up recording sessions for GCSE candidates, A level candidates and also school concerts.

They will be heavily involved in setting up and running the sound for Akeley Woodstock. Students will learn about the correct way to mic up drum kits, guitars and vocals. This will lead to producing a Multi Track recording taken from any style from 1910 to the present day. Not only do they control the recording session but they are required to mix the recording to aprofessional standard. Music Technology is one of the fastest growing subjects within the UK. Students will learn a wide range of skills including Midi and Audio Sequencing, Mixing, Audio Editing, Multitracking.

In addition, the students on the course will develop general musicianship skills in areas such as performance, composition and arranging.

Entry requirements

At the end of the course, all coursework and exam papers will be externally assessed by Edexcel. Students will learn from a variety of teaching sessions and self motivated study. It is vital that students attend all sessions and are prepared to devote a reasonable amount of time in order to develop their skills. Learning to use the technology creatively is like learning a new musical instrument, it requires practice.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Akeley Wood Senior School directly.

Last updated date: 14 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years