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Prerequisite for grade 7: MS Music Exploration

Music Techniques classes are collaborative musical workshops where students learn how to perform, analyze, compose, arrange, and improvise in a variety of settings and configurations.  The repertoire is created or selected by the teacher based on the interests of the students. Student learn to play by copying a popular recording, reading sheet music, or playing from “fake book” lead sheets.  Emphasis is on creating compelling musical arrangements and performing them with a high level of musicianship. Topics include instrumental technique, vocal technique, rhythm patterns, ear training, pop music notation, harmony, and physical body awareness.  

 

Course Information

  • Course Delivery: Two days per week
  • Course Duration: Full Year
  • Grade Level: 7, 8
 

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