This course extends students GCSE skills of Performing, Composing and Listening. Students are encouraged to study a wide range of music from folk, jazz, popular and classical traditions of Western and non-Western origin. Throughout the course students will develop skills in using relevant Music Technology. There will be opportunities to attend concerts and workshops throughout the course. This will give further insight, depth of understanding and appreciation of the music studied.
GCSE grade 6 in Music is normally required. It is expected that students will have instrumental or vocal achievement at grade 5 or higher.