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National 5 Music

The purpose of the National 5 Music course is to provide candidates with a broad practical experience of performing, creating and understanding music. The course enables candidates to work independently or in collaboration with others, and can help them to plan and organise, to make decisions and to take responsibility for their own learning.

The course aims to enable candidates to:

  • broaden their knowledge and understanding of music and musical literacy by listening to music and identifying level-specific music concepts, signs and symbols.

  • create original music using compositional methods.

  • perform music.

Important Dates:

Visiting Assessor (2 instruments) : TBC (Sometime between Mon 11th February to Friday 22nd March)

Composition completed by: Wednesday 17th April

Exam Paper:  Friday 26th April at 9:00 - 9:45

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