Leeds City College

AS/A2 Level Music

Leeds City College
In Leeds

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Leeds
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • Leeds
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course aims to provide you with skills and knowledge in the areas of:
Performing Music:
Solo & Ensemble.
Composing.
Developing Musical Understanding: theory, history, score reading & analysis.
It forms a natural progression path from GCSE Music or a similar level 2 music qualification. The course is taught by specialist staff who are all practicing musicians.

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Leeds
Peel Street, Morley, LS27 8QE, West Yorkshire, England
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Location
Leeds
Peel Street, Morley, LS27 8QE, West Yorkshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Music
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Course programme

There are three main areas of study in the AS Course: - Performing Music: Solo & Ensemble. Students perform as soloists and/or as part of an ensemble choosing music from any style. - Composing: You will compose an original piece in a style of your choice. This could be a piece of vocal music, a piece for a small ensemble or an electronic piece. Students may also work with notation and record their work. - Developing Musical Understanding: theory, history, score reading & analysis Students will study these aspects of music with their tutor in order to prepare themselves for examination. There are three main areas of study in the A2 Course: - A Musical Performance: You will prepare for a solo performance, choosing a piece or pieces to work on with your tutor - Developing Musical Ideas: You will explore compositional technique and compose an original piece in a style of your choice for acoustic and/or electronic instrumentation - Music in Context: You will learn about the Western Classical Tradition and the four decades of Jazz and Blues from 1910-1950 You will develop your practical musicianship as a solo performer and/or as part of an ensemble. Park Lane Campus Students may choose to progress into Higher Education or related employment in the music industry. The full A-Level qualification is recognised by all universities and higher education institutions, and is accorded a full quota of UCAS points (required for most university entrants). If you are aged 19 or over and considering enrolling on a further education course at Level 3 or above, you may be entitled to an Advanced Learner Loan to help with course fees.

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This course aims to provide you with skills and knowledge in the areas of: Performing Music: Solo & Ensemble. Composing.

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