Lewisham College

The Singers' Course BTEC First Diploma in Performing Arts (Music) Level 2

Lewisham College
In London

£1,350
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location London
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • London
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This course covers a range of subjects and skill developmentthat includes voice training (group and individual), stagecraft andimprovisation, studio skills (perform on your own demo), musicbusiness (contracts and self promotion), performance (at gigs andshowcases throughout the year) and keyboard skills (chords, scalesand theory tailored for singers).
Suitable for: School Leaver 16-18

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

London
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Lewisham Way, SE4 1UT

Starts

On request

To take into account

· Requirements

You will need to attend an interview and audition and perform
two songs in contrasting styles as well as sit a short written
assessment. You should also have three or more GCSEs and a
reference in support of your application.

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Course programme

What will I study?
This course covers a range of subjects and skill development
that includes voice training (group and individual), stagecraft and
improvisation, studio skills (perform on your own demo), music
business (contracts and self promotion), performance (at gigs and
showcases throughout the year) and keyboard skills (chords, scales
and theory tailored for singers).
Subjects:
  • Developing as a Musical Performer
  • Music Business
  • Planning and Creating a Musical Product
  • Producing a Musical Recording
  • Solo performance
  • Understanding Music
What can I do next?
This can lead a place on our National Award Music Practice
course.
This can lead to employment in:
  • Performing musician
  • Backing singer/musician
  • Music teaching eg workshop leader/assistant
  • Live music promotion
  • Music/studio production
  • Music retail
What are the entry requirements?
You will need to attend an interview and audition and perform
two songs in contrasting styles as well as sit a short written
assessment. You should also have three or more GCSEs and a
reference in support of your application.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is in various ways, including assignments, class
work, group work, oral presentations, projects and performances.
You will also have regular meetings with your personal tutor to
discuss your progress and to help plan your studies. Additional
support, help and guidance is also available from the Guidance Team
or from our Study Buddies.
What will it cost?
If you are under 19 and a home student, in most circumstances,
you don't pay any fees. However, you will need to find this out
when you apply.
Course fee:
£1350Exam fee:
£100
Please note: For courses of more than one year, the fees
stated apply to the first year of the 2009/2010 academic year
only.



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