Grade Level: 9-12                    No. Semesters: 2

    Fee: None                                Credit: 1-Fine Arts


    Prerequisite: None


    Music Appreciation is for students who need a fine art credit who are not enrolled in a vocal or instrumental class. The first semester covers the history of music from the Renaissance to 1900, focusing on classical music and jazz. The second semester covers 1900 to the present, beginning with jazz and covering folk, country, Broadway, rock, etc.  Basic music theory is included along with introductory piano instruction in the music technology lab. All curriculum is web-based with multiple electronic performance resources.