Music AS A2 at Ashlawn School
Building on skills developed through GCSE Music or Instrument knowledge, this course further develops a wide range of music skills and appreciation.
Course Content - AS
Performing - Students will perform both as a soloist and as part of an ensemble. Composing - Students will create a 3 minute composition, complete with score. Introduction to historical study in music - This is in 3 sections: a listening exam, a written exam involving set works, using a score to identify musical features.
Course Content - A2
Extended performance - Students will prepare a 12-15 minute performance on their chosen instrument. Composition and Technical Study - Students create their own composition and study other compositional techniques. Historical and analytical studies in music - Students take a written exam involving listening to music and set works.
60% Practical Work (Performing and Composing). 40% Written examination.
This course will benefit any student wanting to study music at university or music college. Career opportunities include Television and Radio, Teaching and Music Technology.
GCSE Grade B in Music or Grade 5 in any musical instrument including voice.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashlawn School directly.