WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course will suit students who enjoy performing, composing and learning about a wide range of musical genres. It would also suit musicians who have taken graded exams (ABRSM) (Rock School). You should be prepared to become involved in Extra Curricula Music at School or in the Community.
Prerequisites for the course
We will be studying GCSE Music with OCR
The course consists of five Areas of Study:
WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO POST 16?
A level Music and other Music qualifications.
FOR WHAT CAREERS WILL THIS COURSE BE USEFUL?
There are many careers where the skills learned through studying Music can be applied;
Ability to work with others (ensemble skills), the ability to work on your own (solo performance), the ability to be focused and self-motivated (practise), an ability to show empathy (studying Music you wouldn’t normally listen to), creativity (composition skills), following a brief (coursework).
More obvious choices include; Education (Classroom Teaching, Peripatetic Teaching, Music Department Technician), Community Musician, Composer (Film Music and Game Music is a growing Sector), Sound Engineer (Live and/or Studio), Copywriter, Music Publisher, Music Journalist, Military Band Member, Songwriter, Performer, Youth Work, Music Therapist
All careers in the music and recording sector.
Contact Mr Richard Morgan, Head of Music for further information: