KS5 (Year 12-13)
“I thoroughly enjoy this course as it is a practical course. It gives me opportunities to develop my performance skills both individually and as a group. It has also helped me develop other skills such as working with others. I thoroughly enjoy the course as it gives me the opportunity to perform within the class and also to an audience. I am also able to develop various musical skills.”
What is Music BTEC ?
MUSIC BTEC is a practical course which will enable you to develop both singing and instrumental skills within different workshops. You will also be able to develop your appraising skills as well as your listening skills and gain confidence whilst using
The aim of the course is to encourage you to develop solo and group performing skills as well as presentation skills when analysing pieces of popular music. The course will also help you to organise and plan extended solo and group performances. You will be encouraged to improve your team- work skills when choosing appropriate solo and group repertoire.
What will I learn whilst studying MUSIC ?
Within this course you will be encouraged to develop solo and group performing skills as well as presentation skills when analysing pieces of popular music. The course will help you organise and plan extended solo and group performances as well as encourage you to improve your team- work skills when choosing appropriate solo and group repertoire.
You will study 6 units over the two years. Examples of units offered are as follows:
• Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble
• Solo Music Performance Skills
• Music Performance Session Styles
• Pop Music in Practice
• Music Performance Techniques
• Music Project
This course can lead to further studies or a career in Performing, The Entertainment & Music Industry, Sound Engineering, Production Work and Arts Administration.
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