If you want to extend and develop your musical performance, your knowledge of music theory and learn how to communicate through the medium of music, then A Level Music is an ideal qualification to study. It will do this by developing your musical skills and knowledge, in order to help you to become a more confident and accomplished composer and performer of music. Whilst studying A Level Music you will be encouraged to work creatively and will have the opportunity to both learn about and use/apply music technology for both composition work and in your performances.
- Critical Thinking
Students Suited To The Course
Students who are competent instrumentalists/vocalists and who have an interest in social, cultural and historical contexts.
What Other Subjects It Combines Well With
English, History, Maths, Languages, Physics
Trips and visits, workshops, opportunity to lead musical groups in school.
40% Appraising (Music Theory and Set Works)
- Vocal Music
- Instrumental Music
- Music For Film
- Popular Music and Jazz
- New Directions
GCSE grade 6 in Music and/or grade 5 in Music Theory. Minimum grade 4 performing standard at the start of the course (grade 6 by the end).
HE - Music degree, music business degree, music production degree, Conservatoire study
Career - Professional musician, teacher, music producer, recording artist, music management, music journalism, sound engineer.