In this course, students will investigate the role of music in their lives and in the world through listening, discussing, writing, and performing. Students will discover the various aspects of music notation, the history of Western music, music from various cultures, and different career paths in the music industry. Students will also investigate the ethics involved in copyright pertaining to music. Students will apply their newly acquired skills to their own musical creations.
This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Music.