As an A Level Music student at Richard Huish College, you can perform, compose and study music in an exciting environment in which each individual can achieve their highest potential. You will undertake a balanced and interrelated course of study covering academic and practical aspects of music, with three units in performance, composition and musical understanding. You will study set works and music theory, develop your listening and analysis skills and have frequent performance opportunities.
The course will stretch your understanding of music in an enjoyable way. It can lead to a music degree at university or music college/conservatoire, or will creatively complement many other subjects.
Christmas Concert at St Mary's Church
There is a range of practical and written exams. Your development will be assessed through performance, composition, listening and analytical skills.
This is a highly regarded academic course that prepares you for higher education and professional music opportunities.
I like the way we learn everything as we go
along. So theory on Mondays, composition on
Tuesdays etc... so you are not just learning things
in a big chunk. The teaching is excellent and I
feel completely prepared for the exam as far as