MUG101: Music A (2017)

Music A is a (nine-week) 'wheel' course for students in Grades 6-8. It is designed to introduce students in major overlapping types of musical involvement: creating, performing, responding and connecting. The content is based on the DoDEA Music Standards and includes, but is not limited to, the following concepts American and international folk music; the fundamentals of music reading; the singing and playing of music; a survey of musical styles; composers and their times; the science of sound; acoustics and electronics; current musical events; the elements and principles of music; music of the theater opera, movies, and dance; and creative composition and performance.