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
A combination of classroom study, self study and enrichment activities.
GCSE Music grade 4 or above 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 other subjects in higher education. It is desirable for employment in the arts, teaching and other types of jobs which require the skills developed on this course.