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Advanced Higher Music

This course is a suitable continuation from Intermediate 2 Music or alternatively can be done as a ‘crash’ Higher with Department’s approval.

There are two routes to certification in the Higher Music Course,

 Music with Performing for candidates opting for the Unit:  Performing (Higher).  Candidates choosing this unit will specialise in instrumental or vocal performance. This will be at least at grade 4 level.

 Music with Technology for candidates opting for the Unit:  Performing with Technology (Higher)

Candidates choosing this unit will specialise in MIDI PC applications as well as perform on an instrument or voice at Grade 4 level. (min)

 COURSE OUTLINE

 This Course consists of three 40 hour Units.

All candidates must take the two mandatory Units -
Music: Composing (Higher) 1 credit (40 hours)
Music: Listening (Higher) 1 credit (40 hours)

and one of the following optional Units:
Music: Performing (Higher) 1 credit (40 hours)
Music: Performing with Technology (Higher) 1 credit (40 hours)