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Music

GCSE Music

Led by: Mr Worrell

Exam Board:

Edexcel

What will I be studying?

This qualification has been designed to develop your musical skills. You will receive a weekly group instrumental or vocal lesson from NYCC Music service. If you are a beginner, you will need to commit to a daily 20-30 minute practice routine. All students perform as soloists to the class as well as working in small band groups. You will be expected to perform at school functions.

Content Overview:

All students are expected to sing, write essays and produce a composition portfolio.

Assessment Overview:

30% performance (15% solo Grade 4-5 and 15% ensemble)

30% composition and/or arrangement

40% listening/essay paper based around set works

What can I do after wards?

Higher Education in music; the music industry; acoustics, sound engineering; game, TV and film industry, multimedia composer; musical theatre.

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