Music Appreciation 

Credit gained: 0.5 High School Credit

Prerequisites

none

Course description

This Music Appreciation course is open to all students, regardless of musical experience or background. This course provides an opportunity for students to explore new elements and aspects of music. Students will strengthen and develop their critical listening skills, understanding of music in its historical context, and grow an appreciation for music through their own exploration of music composition. Students will be involved in an array of musical content; ranging from music theory, music history, critical listening, and music composition. This course builds upon students’ previous experiences in K-5 elementary music and/or middle school music. Students will explore music with an open mind and an open ear. This is a non performance-based course, there will not be a concert or performance put on by this class, as it is an offering that provides students an introduction to music and helps foster a true appreciation for this art form.

Course Start/End Date:

  • Fall 2022: Starting week of October 3rd, 2022 to week of November 28th, 2022
  • Winter 2023: Starting week of Feb 13th , 2023 to week of April 3rd, 2023
  • Spring 2023: Starting week of April 17th 2023 to week of June 5th, 2023

Course Duration: 8 weeks

Fellow/Online Instructor: Mancl, Anna

Cost: 300 Euros