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Music - A Level at St Gregory the Great Catholic School

Course description

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Last updated date: 03 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years