Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Nicklin

In Y13 Music, you can select a programme which is fully performance, composition, or musicology based, or a combination of these skills. Performance assessment opportunities are: two solo programmes ; one group programme; and/or one solo programme on a second instrument. Composition assessments are:  three original compositions;  two arrangements; and/or three original songs. Musicology assessments are: Analysis of a substantial work; researching a music topic of your choice; contextual analysis of a substantial work (external); or demonstrating knowlegde of music conventions/ theory (external). 

Scholarship opportunities are available through Performance, Composition and Musicology and are based on creating a portfolio of your work throughout the year.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry with Curriculum Leader approval.

Pathway Tags

Performing: Opportunities to perform in orchestras, bands, groups, musicals etc. Songwriting, co-songwriting Composing and arranging music for films, advertisement, etc Education: Early childhood, primary and secondary school music teaching, instrumental teacher Publishing and Journalism – Music publishing, critics Conducting – a highly sought after skill for leading choirs, orchestras, bands, Church groups Broadcasting: Radio, Recording, Sound engineering, Music studio technicians, etc Manufacturing and Sales – Instrument designer, repairman, craftsman, music store personnel Music Therapist, Music Librarian, Music business attorney, community arts manager, recreation arts programme supervisor, Acoustic engineers, etc.