MUSIC THEORY I
MUSIC THEORY I (406, 407)
Class Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Band or Chorus
This course concentrates on the fundamentals and materials of music. Structured work is done in the areas of dictation, sight singing, literature, and history. Emphasis is placed upon basic music notation, scales, harmony, ear training, basic keyboard skills, simple instrumental and vocal arranging, original composition, and conducting.
MUSIC THEORY II: AP MUSIC THEORY
MUSIC THEORY (AP) (408, 409)
Class Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Music Theory I, concurrent enrollment in Band or Chorus
This course is designed as a continuation of Music Theory I with advanced work and emphasis upon arranging, ear training, and original composition with emphasis on the harmonic materials of music. Twentieth century music will be studied. The course will provide foundation materials in preparing for the Advanced Placement test in Music Theory.