"Why did no one tell us this before?" Over and over again pupils say this when they come and enjoy learning about composition and how to pass the exam!!
Would you like to know what to expect in your A Level Music Course? We are running courses which will give you a head start and help with some of the more technical musical details.
What is the difference between a German 6th and a Neapolitan 6th? Do you get your secondary dominants confused with your diminished 7ths? Does pandiatonicism scare you as much as melody dominated homophony ?
Are these familiar? Do you dread them or are you happy to answer?
Truly they are just words and once you understand the facts behind them you can move forward and enjoy the discussion!
If you would like to know more about the specific details needed to pass your exams and more importantly to enjoy learning about music you might like to come and have some lessons.
Performance (easy for most musicians)
Composition (we actually teach you how to compose…not sit in a room trying to get inspiration!)
Appraisal, your set works need to become familiar and known
Before you start your A level music course you might like to go through the set works or even get some hints on how to compose
Courses run over two days from 10am - 3pm each day and are broken up into sections with academic work and activities which include some cooking to prepare you for moving away from home. Of course you may already be a brilliant cook in which case you can share your tips!
Everything is provided from aprons to pencils and you will eat a three course meal each day as well as numerous unhealthy (with healthy options always available!) snacks!
Do contact us for more details and also to tell us of anything that you might especially like to cover.