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Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National Award in Music (Performing) – Current Year 13 course

Unit Title

Brief description of unit.

Music
Perfomance
Techniques

Students will rehearse and improve their performance skills on their instrument/voice
 
Planning a Music Project In groups, Students will be required to organize, host and perform in a music event of their choice. They will be responsible for the venue, equipment and the performances that are part of the program. This year it will be Battle of the Bands on Friday 15th January 2009.
Music Project
Ensemble Performance Students will rehearse and improve their performance skills as part of a musical ensemble.
Popular Music in Practice Students will learn about, and be able to perform in the style of, a variety of popular music styles.
Music Perfomance Session Styles Students will learn to perform on their instrument/voice in a variety of styles as a session musician.

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidary Diploma in Music (Performing) – Current Year 12 course

Unit Title

Brief description of unit.

Music
Perfomance
Techniques
Students will rehearse and improve their performance skills on their instrument/voice

Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble


Students will rehearse and improve their performance skills as part of a musical ensemble
Music Project

In groups, students will be required to organize, host, market and perform in a music event of their choice.

They will be responsible for the venue, equipment and the performances that are part of the program. This year it will be Battle of the Bands on friday 21st January 2011

Marketing and Promotion in the music Industry
Popular Music in Practice Students will learn about, and be able to perform in the style of, a variety of popular music styles.
Music Perfomance Session Styles Students will learn to perform on their instrument/voice in a variety of styles as a session musician.

Edexcel AS Music

Units/Modules

Brief description of unit.

Performing

Students will perform one or more solo pieces lasting between 5 and 6 minutes.
Listen to a solo by Ash  
Listen to a solo by Hannah  
Composition
Students complete one composition based on a brief issued by the exam board.
Listen to a composition by Ryan  
Listening and Understanding Students complete an exam paper answering questions on extracts of unknown music, followed by analysing set pieces chosen by the exam board. This is completed with a harmonization of a given melody in 4 part harmony.

Edexcel A2 Music

Units/Modules

Brief description of unit.

Performing Students perform a 20 minute recital of music of their choice.
Composition Students complete an exam paper, composing in the style of Bach Chorale and Baroque 2-part counterpoint.
Listening and Understanding Students complete an exam paper answering questions on extracts of unknown music, followed by analysing set pieces chosen by the exam board.