Music Performance - BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate at St Gregory's Catholic School
When studying Music BTEC you will have the opportunity to develop as a performer, composer and learn about roles within the music industry. You will work both practically and academically in class along with carrying out your own research. You will have the opportunity to enhance and develop your musicianship skills as a solo performer and your communication skills while working as part of an ensemble. Regular performance opportunities will be available during this two year course.
The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Music Performance suits students who play an instrument or sing. It is ideal for guitarists, drummers bassists, keyboard players and pop, rock or musical vocalists.
It offers a specialist qualification that covers the key knowledge and practical skills required for a career as a professional musician. It consists of three mandatory units and one optional unit.
You will complete four units of study outlined below.
- Ensemble Music Performance
- Professional Practice in the music industry
- Practical Music Theory and harmony
- Composing Music
- Music Performance Session Styles
- Solo Performance
- Improvising music
GCSE Grade 4 in Music with a good standard of instrumental or vocal ability demonstrated.
Studying Music BTEC can lead to further study of the subject at university or a music college, however it can also lead to study of other subjects in higher education. It is also desirable for employment in the Arts, teaching and other types of jobs which require the skills developed on this course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Gregory's Catholic School directly.