General Music 7/8

The 7th and 8th grade music course is designed to accommodate students with different levels of musical experience and skill. The course includes work on healthy vocal technique, sight-singing skills, note and rhythm reading on pitched and un-pitched percussion instruments, and basic skills on guitar and piano. During the fall semester, the course includes a survey of classical composers. During the spring semester, students examine popular American musical styles of the 20th century including those native to Louisiana.