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Music Technology Course Outline

Course Description:
Students will be introduced to the study of music technology and music fundamentals. Areas of instruction include: instrument and equipment care, beginning level music literacy (reading and writing music), keyboard performance skills, music composition, related music history, concepts, terminology and experience with a variety of computer music applications.

Content:
Keyboard skills – learn how to read music and play the piano
Worksheets on the basics of music theory
Computer applications including:
Garage Band – recording, arranging and editing music; making podcasts
Practica Musica – music theory instruction and drills
Musition – music theory
Auralia – ear training
Computer Assisted Instruction - interactive studies and drills on the internet –
musictheory.net
emusictheory.com
teoria.com
Noteflight – students compose music and share it with the teacher and classmates

Grading Policy:
Students’ grades are on Grade Connect – www.gradeconnect.com.
Grades will be taken from class participation, homework assignments, tests, and projects.
They will be required to play a piece on the piano which will be graded on posture and hand position, accuracy of notes, rhythm, technique, musicianship and difficulty of piece.

Homework:
Homework will be assigned as course material warrants. Most homework assignments will take the form of a report or a project. These assignments will be graded and incorporated into the final grade for each quarter.


 

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Music Technology Course Outline

Course Description:

Students will be introduced to the study of music technology and music fundamentals. Areas of instruction include: instrument and equipment care, beginning level music literacy (reading and writing music), keyboard performance skills, music composition, related music history, concepts, terminology and experience with a variety of computer music applications.

Content:

Keyboard skills – learn how to read music and play the piano

Worksheets on the basics of music theory

Computer applications including:

Garage Band – recording, arranging and editing music; making podcasts

Practica Musica – music theory instruction and drills

Musition – music theory

Auralia – ear training

Computer Assisted Instruction - interactive studies and drills on the internet –

            musictheory.net

            emusictheory.com

            teoria.com

            Noteflight – students compose music and share it with the teacher and classmates

Grading Policy:

Students’ grades are on Grade Connect – www.gradeconnect.com.

Grades will be taken from class participation, homework assignments, tests, and projects.

They will be required to play a piece on the piano which will be graded on posture and hand position, accuracy of notes, rhythm, technique, musicianship and difficulty of piece.

Homework:

Homework will be assigned as course material warrants. Most homework assignments will take the form of a report or a project. These assignments will be graded and incorporated into the final grade for each quarter.