Links & Resources What do I need to study the course? You should have studied GCSE music or a Level 2 BTEC course linked to music before taking this course. Those with a high level of musical experience could undertake this course without having studied music at GCSE/BTEC Level 2. What does the course involve? You will learn about several aspects of the music recording industry. A considerable amount of time will be spent in the studio learning how to setup equipment, plan a recording session and creating a final mixdown. You will learn about the technical terms used in the industry as well as evaluating the merits of different pieces of audio equipment. Finally you will learn about the wider music industry and how musicians earn money. The following units will be studied: Delivering a Music Product Listening Skills for Music Technologists Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry Music Production Techniques Sequencing Systems and Techniques The Sound and Music Industry *Please note that due to changes in BTEC specifications some of the units above may need to be changed as the course alters.* Where next? Music is really useful if you aspire to a career in Music as a performer, producer, composer or teacher. It is also valuable for Music journalism, Musical theatre, Arts administration and to access a degree in Music, Music Technology Theatre Studies or Performing Arts. Examination Board: Edexcel
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