A Level Music

There is a lot of choice in A Level Music. This means it may appeal to you whether you are a member of an orchestra, a choir or are a rock musician. You will be required to develop and demonstrate your musicianship skills through performing, composing and appraising. You will need to listen to, and study the techniques of diverse styles of music ranging from the more traditional ‘classical’ to film music, popular music and jazz. 

Subject Details
Exam Board Pearson Edexcel
Do I need to have studied the subject at GCSE? Ideally. If you have not studied GCSE Music you must have reached at least Grade 5 Music Theory.
Are there specific entry requirements? GCSE Music or Grade 5 Music Theory. The technical standard expected for performing is around ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent.
What is the assessment format? Performance (30%), composition (30%) and written examination (40%).
Any particular subject combinations recommended None