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Music Technology A Level at Roding Valley High School

Course description

The AS/A2 music course extends the GCSE skills of performing, composing and appraising in ways that emphasise their interdependence. Engagement with the widest possible range of music is encouraged, and there are increased opportunities for the development of skills and understanding. A level Music is the chance to develop understanding of how music has transformed over time and to foster a deeper appreciation of different styles and genres.

Course content

The course is designed to extend skills in performance, using one or more instruments and/or voice. Composition is a further key component, and a third element is based on exploring a variety of musical pieces in terms of the context.

Future opportunities

University degrees that require or often prefer Music include:

Music, Education

Possible career paths:

Musician, teaching , music therapy, composing, media and publishing. Music production/management. Community arts work, event organisation and sound technology.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 November 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years