GCSE Music and/or Grade 3 on an instrument
Commitment to their instrument and a willingness to perform.
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Miss C Maltby
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
This course is for anyone who enjoys playing and being involved with music. During the two years you will have many opportunities to improve your playing as well as being introduced to new music through performance and listening work. You will also be introduced to new composition techniques that will lead to composing original pieces.
Music Performance Techniques
This unit allows you to develop solo and ensemble performance skills. During the course of the year you will look at practice techniques and how to overcome challenging passages within the pieces you are learning.
You will look at how to generate original composition ideas and techniques to develop and extend them into larger compositions.
Pop Music in Practice
Solo Music Performance Skills
For this unit you will develop an extended performance of around 20 to 30 minutes. You will look at how to develop a balanced programme and then evaluate the performance and preparation process.