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Music Technology (Events Support) BTEC Level 3 Certificate at Kineton High School

Course description

The courses involve mainly performing, either as a soloist, or as a member of an ensemble, but you will be able to perform music of your own choice. You will also learn how to organise a musical event, and learn about all of the regulations, such as health and safety, and copyright law, and you will take responsibility for organising the finance, and keeping financial records. In addition, there will be opportunities for you to engage in a wide range of projects, which will be open to choice, such as performing World Music, performing as a member of an ensemble, performing in a musical.

The courses aim to develop:
- Your knowledge of the history of music, whether Western Art Music or Popular Music
- Your practical and expressive skills in performing
- Experience of working with others in developing a music project, incorporating business skills
- An understanding of musicians, and various roles inherent within the music business
- Engagement with some aspects of Technology in Music

Course content

100% Coursework

You will need to complete one Core Unit and two Units of your own choice

Core Units for Music Technology (Events Support) Certificate
11 Music Events Management

Optional Units for Music Technology (Events Support) Certificate
2 Audio Engineering Principles 10 3
5 Backline Technical Management 10 3
8 Concert Production and Staging 10 3
9 Delivering a Music Product 10 3
17 Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry 10 3
24 Music Project 10 3
39 The Sound and Music Industry 10 3
40 Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble 10 3
43 Special Subject Investigation 10 3
44 Stage Lighting Operations

Entry requirements

In order to study Level 3 BTEC in Music you will need to achieve a Level 2 Extended Certificate (or equivalent) in Music.

Further information

It would be helpful if you could bring your own instruments, where appropriate, but some School instruments will be available. If you take the Music Technology course, there will be equipment for you to use in M1 and in the Music Studio.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kineton High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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