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Music Appreciation

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Music Appreciation

Open to high-school students, this course explores the impact that music and musicians of various cultures, times, and places have had on society today. This course introduces production and performance of music, covers terminology, idioms, and elements of music, and will expand the understanding of American and world musical culture as a rich and varied tapestry that can be understood and enjoyed by everyone. The aim of this course is to teach the students respect for differences of all kinds of music.                                                 Requirements during the semester include being an Ambassador for the Spring Broadway Dinner Theatre Production ,  attending various concerts, creating individual and group projects as well as learning to play the keyboard. A keyboard proficiency test is given before the final exam.