Welcome to Higher Music
To enter this course, you must have achieved a pass at National 5 Music, or the equivalent skills in performance, musical knowledge/theory and composition skills.
Entry to this course without National 5 Music is entirely down to the discretion of music staff through discussion with the pupil and any other specialist staff.
This course consists of three mandatory units that must be passed in order to proceed with the course assessment:
- PERFORMING UNIT
- COMPOSING UNIT
- UNDERSTANDING MUSIC UNIT
Pupils must meet various outcomes for each unit, which are detailed over the next few pages.
Pupils must complete a record of work throughout the course that will evidence the outcomes achieved for each element. This must be kept up to date every period.
This will consist of four components:
- QUESTION PAPER (40 marks/35%)
- COMPOSITION (30 Marks/15%)
- PERFORMANCE EXAMINATION Instrument 1 (30 marks/25%)
- PERFORMANCE EXAMINATION Instrument 2 (30 marks/25%)