"Excellence is the standard everything else is subpar. I should surpass what has been done before because it has been done before." Kanye West
The Music Majors participate in a variety of music lessons to facilitate their personal musical interests as professionals. In this intense 3-year program, the majors continue to read and write, progress to sight-sing and sight-reading music and create original pieces. Music majors will be responsible for performing in class and at mid-year and end of the year events. In addition, majors write research papers. The topic will be discussed in class.
VIDEO OF THE MONTH: Listen. Pay attention.
Students will be graded daily in the following categories:
• Classroom Participation (30%)
• Performances (25%)
• Homework/Papers: (25%)
• Exams: (20%)
Expect written and performance-based quizzes on a weekly basis.
Miniature final performances will be held during class near the end of each month. The dates will be posted on the bulletin board a week before. These mini-recitals serve as assessments for you to measure your accomplishments.
Studio Class Includes
Vocals- Pitch pipe
Drums- sticks, and drum pad
Guitar/Bass- pics, strap
Keyboard- keyboard book, headphones