Music Performance BTEC Extended Diploma

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Music Performance BTEC Extended Diploma - Barnstaple, Devon
Level 3
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Course code: FTB089

School of Creative Industries

The Programme

The course is split into 18 modules. The modules all relate to music practice, but some are aspects you may not have thought of. For example, you may study group and solo performance, recording, sequencing, composition, research units, history of pop music, music theory, aural/listening skills, and music business.
The main aim of the programme is to produce performers who are capable of seeking work in a range of genres or performance venues (theatre, rock, club etc). Students will perform; produce written, recorded and seque…

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Music Performance BTEC Extended Diploma - Barnstaple, Devon
Level 3 Apply for this course

Course code: FTB089

School of Creative Industries

The Programme

The course is split into 18 modules. The modules all relate to music practice, but some are aspects you may not have thought of. For example, you may study group and solo performance, recording, sequencing, composition, research units, history of pop music, music theory, aural/listening skills, and music business.
The main aim of the programme is to produce performers who are capable of seeking work in a range of genres or performance venues (theatre, rock, club etc). Students will perform; produce written, recorded and sequenced work and Powerpoint presentations. The course is aimed at musicians who favour any style from heavy metal to classical.

The Programme Content

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above and evidence of previous music performance outside school. You will be auditioned as well as interviewed.

Costs

You will have to provide your own headphones and a set of leads for use on computers. You are advised to use your own instrument/drum breakables although we can provide amplifiers etc. There will be a £90 per year studio fee to cover consumables and essential studio and rehearsal booth equipment*.

Venue

Barnstaple, Main Site

Progression

In the past, students have progressed to higher education at establishments such as Bath, Salford, LIPA, TVU, Leeds and Cardiff. We offer foundation degrees at Petroc so you can continue performing to a higher level, without the stress and financial hassle of leaving home. In the past, students have gone straight into the profession. One group were given a recording contract while still on the course and several have continued with the band they started while on the course.

Length of Study

Two years.

Academic Year

This course starts in the 2013 / 2014 academic year.

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