Music - A Level at St Gregory the Great Catholic School
Unit 1: Performing Students must study an instrument or voice and record a solo lasting between 5 and 6 minutes. They must also perform throughout the course. This must include a solo performance and a performance of one of their compositions. Group performance and direction is also encouraged.
Unit 2: Developing musical ideas Students work on composition exercises which are examined in the spring term. These include techniques for using chords, textures, scales, series and timbres.
Unit 3: Listening and Understanding Students study a wide variety of music. A forty-five minute examination tests their knowledge and perception of timbre, texture, tonality and harmony.
A minimum of six A*-C GCSE passes, including this subject
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Gregory the Great Catholic School directly.