The course prepares you for employment within the music industry and also provides an excellent grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as our Level 3 in Music Performance or Music Technology upon the successful completion of the level 2.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
If music performance, or music sequencing and production, Djing, or sound production and recording are your thing, then look no further!
This specialised course will develop your music technology and or performance skills in order to follow a route that could lead to a career in the music industry or study at a higher level.
If you’re willing to work hard and strive to succeed, then this course will give you the valuable skills needed to do just that within the music industry.
What is covered?
During this course you will cover music sequencing and production, DJ skills, sound production and recording, music production and remixing techniques, and learn about working in the music industry.
Throughout this one year course you will study a variety of music performance skills as well as an introduction to music technology units. These include working in the music industry, music for performance, music ensemble skills, music sequencing and production, song writing skills and rehearsal skills
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D including Maths and English. You will need to attend an interview and audition before starting this course.
Through practical work, presentation (written and performance) and continuous assessment throughout the year.
As part of the course you will need to be available for select evening rehearsals and performances (dates are provided well in advance) and you will require the department’s standard performance uniform (to be discussed at our ‘Meet the Tutor’ event that we invite you to after you have submitted your application).
You will also need to provide your own headphones with 1/4” jack adaptors, a USB stick (minimum 16GB), and cover any field trip costs (if applicable).
You will need to be available for evening rehearsals and performances through the course.
Progressing to a point where I felt more comfortable writing my assignments, and having my scores reflecting that, made me quite happy because it showed the hard work was being rewarded.