WHY STUDY MUSIC TECHNOLOGY?
“Text in here.” Mr A Bakas, Teacher of Music
ABOUT THE COURSE
Music Technology at the West London Free School is a fresh and exciting course, that is both practical and theoretical.
Students of our Edexcel A level in Music Technology will focus on the techniques, practices and principles of music technology as an area of study. They'll learn about the technical principles that underpin music technology, develop a technical vocabulary, and be encouraged to use music technology as a tool to develop their composing and arranging skills.
Our content is designed to develop a broad range of skills including project management, appraising and analysis, creativity and imagination. Students will be able to progress to undergraduate study in Music Technology, Sound Production, Sound Engineering and many other courses requiring a similar skill set.
The course includes:
- Recording and production techniques for both corrective and creative purposes – this includes both practical application and demonstration of knowledge and understanding
- Listening and analysing – this includes studying the history of Music technology learning how to critically analyse the technology and production techniques used in music
- Development of recording and production technology – this covers the understanding of how technology has developed over time and had an impact on music production and styles
- Producing and analysing – Students will be able to demonstration of knowledge of editing, mixing and production techniques