Higher Music

Pupils studying Higher Music will study 3 different units

Performing Skills Pupils will study two different instruments over the year. They will practise a variety of pieces preparing for a final exam.
Understanding Music Pupils will study a variety of topics, learning new musical concepts and researching different genres of music.
Composing Skills Pupils will compose music in different genres throughout the year creating a folio of work.


Performance Exam: An 8 minute performance exam of  minimum Grade 4 standard on two instruments.

Understanding Music: A question paper where candidates answer questions based on different excerpts of music.