A Level Music covers musical appreciation, composition and performance. You will study classical music, music for theatre and pop music, for which a knowledge of traditional music notation, keys and scales is essential as is the ability to follow orchestral and vocal scores. You will also use IT and music software in your compositions. The whole course is ideal for students who have been learning a musical instrument over a number of years and play at a grade 5 standard or above. It is also desirable to have knowledge of Music Theory to at least a grade 5 standard.