Music (Performing) (BTEC) at Coundon Court
The Level 3 BTEC in Music (Performing) is equivalent to 1 A-level. Assessment is throughout the course and you will be awarded a pass, merit or distinction. The course is designed to be able to: Develop skills and gain confidence in performing in a wide range of musical styles. Develop specific skills in rehearsing, arranging and preparing for performances, working from a variety of sources including recorded music and various forms of notation. Learn to perform effectively to an audience, paying attention both to musical issues and other issues such as appropriate dress, stance, communicating with the audience etc.Learn specific music related skills including performance techniques of computer software and safe and appropriate use of equipment.Develop appropriate skills to organise and run musical events, including marketing, programming, customer care and working safely. Have opportunities to choose areas to develop specialist skills, including operating live sound equipment, leading community-based music workshops, developing a portfolio of performances or doing in-depth researching into an area of your choice.The course suits those who have some experience of playing an instrument and want to develop their skills in a new direction. The BTEC subsidiary Diploma in Music (Performing) is made up of 6 units studied over two years. Some units are given as alternatives for you to choose from, depending on your skills and interests. You will also be expected to spend time outside of lessons in rehearsing and practicing.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coundon Court directly.