Music Performance - Level 3 Certificate - Year 1

This course will give you a taste of how to make a living in the music industry from a performer’s perspective. This includes Music Performance Techniques, Songwriting, Improvisation, Marketing Techniques, Events Management and more!

The course culminates in an opportunity to develop and perform at our annual Mayfly Festival.

How will I be assessed?

All assessment is course work based. Students will be assessed in a variety of situations; including performances, portfolio, presentations and essays.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 and above, including English Language or Literature.

Some ability to play an instrument would be useful and you are required to attend a live audition.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - you can progress to an exciting range of higher level courses, including HND Music.
  • University - related degrees including Music Performance, Technology or Events Management
  • Careers - This course is ideal if you are interested in a career as a Freelance Performer, Music Teacher, Freelance Songwriter/Arranger, Music Technician or Music Promoter.

Additional information

Students have the opportunity to use our specialist computer suites, studios, rehearsal pods and radio booth. Collaborative work with other vocational areas will help to develop work experience opportunities.

This course should be combined with A Levels

Good combinations include Drama & Theatre Studies and Media

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