Year 10 Music Advanced

Course Description

Performance: You will specialise in one instrument and will perform as a soloist. You will also perform as a member of a group.
Composition: You will learn to create melodies and counterpoint in two parts, with full printed score on computer software.
Music in Context: Surveying the history of Western Art Music from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Exploring the elements of Film music.
Aural: Recognising styles and genres from the whole history of Western art music.
Developing skills with chords, melody and rhythm.
Theory: Develop theory skills in notation and in understanding music in context.

Music Technology: Exploring the use of Sibelius (music notation software) and MixCraft (digital audio workstation)

The Music Department provides private and small group tuition through the Itinerant Music Teachers Scheme in flute, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, voice, trumpet and trombone. Priority is given to students with a music subject option when there is an oversubscription for any of the above instruments.

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for students who have had tuition in one or more instruments for a year or more. If you are not sure whether you fit the criteria please come and talk to Mr Baldwin.

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