Music Introduction 8 (Wheel)

Course Description

This is a one term course as part of the Grade 8 wheel rotation. Students will use the guitar as a tool to grow their presentation skills and social confidence. Students will enhance their vocal clarity, vocal projection, posture, confidence in front of others, and their ability to handle common stresses. There will be opportunities for students to compose their own music and/or adapt existing music and perform for their peers, advance their music theory understanding, learn about recent music history, and expand their listening abilities in regards to musical complexities and nuance.   

**This course is not to be confused with Music 8 (Band 8) which is built on the music/band classes taken in grade 6 & 7. If students wish to continue taking band they are to also register for Music 8 (Band 8), which runs before the standard daily schedule.

Course Code

XLDC08

Grade Level

8