This comprehensive introductory course begins with basic musicianship (including music theory and composition) and evolves into music history, covering genres from the medieval period through current Western popular music, as well as musical theater and music from around the world. This course involves creating, performing, responding, and connecting at a level that is accessible to all students, regardless of music skill.

This course uses our Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes (KSA) model to give students the opportunity to develop both real-world 21st Century Skills and Social and Emotional Learning Soft Skills to develop college and career readiness.

  • Knowledge: Introduction to Music
  • Skill: Creativity—Openness and Courage to Explore
  • Attribute: Courage