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Course Description:


3 Components 


Course Content 

Component 1: Performing

 Recital to external examiner of at least two pieces (6 minutes-12 minutes)

Component 2: Composing 

Two or three compositions,  (4 -10 minutes)

You can choose to major in either performance or composition.

Component 3: Appraising

Two or three areas of study (AS Level 2,  A Level 3)

The Western Classical Tradition, one of Rock and Pop, Musical Theatre or Jazz and for A Level either Into the 20th Century or Into the 21st Century.

 Analyse and evaluate music from given areas of study showing understanding of musical elements, contexts and musical language. Study both set works and broader context listening.


Assessment Format

Component 1: coursework 

Component 2: coursework 

Component 3: written exam 40%

Combined coursework 60%

Board: Eduqas
Course Entry Requirements:

GCSE grade 5 in Music 

Teacher to contact: Mr Sam Lockyer