This course is for students looking to develop their own music performance skills and gain an understanding of all aspects of music and performing arts. The course also provides an insight in to the nature of the music industry and employment opportunities.
What do you need to apply for the course?
To apply for this course you’ll need to have at least five GCSEs at grade C or above and relevant music experience.
What are the key things you’ll learn?
This course covers the following areas of Music:
- Planning for a creative event
- Performing to a commission
- Employment opportunities in the performing arts
- Advanced performance practice
- Production delivery
How you will learn
You’ll be encouraged and coached to demonstrate your skills by being assessed in practical workshops and sessions with no written exams. Assessment will be conducted through your portfolio and performances.
Where could this course take you?
An A-Level in Music allows you to progress on to higher education courses in music at Sunderland College or university or pursue a career in music performance, teaching or a technical job in the performing arts industry.