The course broadly follows the UK curriculum guidance for Key Stage 3 Music. The course runs on a 12-week term timetable, total 36 weeks over an academic year. The course has 12 lessons per term which can be completed at individual’s pace and each lesson averages 30 minutes. The course aims to provide students with a broad knowledge and skill set in music theory and styles, music performance, composition and provide a solid foundation for GCSE and further study in this subject area..
Harmony and Tonality, Scales and Chords, Chord Inversions, Irregular Time signatures, Folk Music and Blues music, Basics of improvising, Traditional Instruments and Blues Instruments and conventions
Structure and Composition, Choosing listening material, Different types of song structure, Music Technology, Conventions of Popular Music and Development, Musical Layers. (Bass line, Melody, Beats, Chords).
Expressions and Performance Directions, Dynamic key words and Italian markings, Articulation keywords, Historical Context of Classical music, World music Traditions and instrumentation.