Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
This course is designed to introduce and study the systems that serve as the basis for Western music. The elements of music will be examined in great detail, starting with an overview of basic skills and then moving into the area of advanced analysis. The curriculum will also include aural development, singing, composition, and music history. This course is designed to serve the needs of both the novice musician and the student planning to pursue a career in music. While prior musical knowledge is not necessary to enroll in the course, it is highly recommended.