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Music Performance – L3 Applied General


Special Entry Requirements

In addition to the Level 3 Applied General entry requirements, a keen interest and passion for music is essential. Previous experience of performing music and/or using music technology software would be an advantage but not essential.

Course Introduction

Music Performance is a hands-on, practical course which will allow you to grow and develop your skills as a performer. You will play in groups and work in duos or solo, developing rehearsal skills and confidence in stagecraft. You will be involved in live performances, both in and out of college, improve your instrumental skills and develop your own branding.

Preparing for Music Performance

We have created some transition packs to show you the kind of work that you will be doing at level 3 and to help you prepare for September.

Music Performance Transition Pack

If you have any questions about the course, please email admissions@s6f.org.uk

Course Modules

Students will study the modern music industry and deal with real-world professional scenarios, equipping them with the skills necessary to enter this exciting field. You will also develop a range of transferable skills including time management, teamwork and problem solving.

This course is based in our bespoke Music centre which is fitted out with a music studio, practice rooms and modern production equipment, enabling you to learn in a practical and enjoyable way, gaining hands-on experience of the different elements of music technology/performance. A wide range of units are available, allowing students to focus on their own areas of interest such as live performance, rehearsal skills, studio recording, music and sound for media, music production, remixing and many more.


The course is assessed through a variety of practical tasks and written assignments, enabling students to play to their strengths and enjoy their learning.

Career Opportunities

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