MUSIC | GENERAL

Guitar 10 / 20
(FNA1424 / FNA2424) 

Credits: 5
Prerequisite: none for General Music 10; General Music 10 for General Music 20
Required for: General Music 30

Students must provide their own guitar and equipment. We have a limited number of rentals available. Guitar (General Music) is for students who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge as guitarists, songwriters, and music enthusiasts.

Course Content

  • Developing technical skills on guitar. Experience may vary from beginner to advanced
  • Developing an understanding of the elements and structures of music as they apply to performance and listening
  • Develop the ability to critique as a consumer and performer of music, whilst appreciating the value and uniqueness of music in all its variety
  • Modules in: composition and song writing, music and technology, world music, careers in music, jazz or popular music

Winds | Brass | Voice 10 / 20
(FNA1424 / FNA2424) 

Credits: 5
Prerequisite: none for General Music 10; General Music 10 for General Music 20
Required for: General Music 30
Depending on availability, there will be an additional charge for instrument rentals for the semester.

Winds|Brass|Voice is for students who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge on their instruments. Students may have previously taken band, may currently be enrolled in an ensemble class, or may be looking to learn a new wind instrument.

Course Content

  • Developing technical skills on a solo instrument. Experience may vary from beginner to advanced
  • Use technical, solo, and chamber music to advance technical and musical skill
  • Gain an appreciation for the repertoire of their given instrument
  • Developing an understanding of the elements and structures of music as they apply to performance and listening
  • Develop the ability to critique as a consumer and performer of music, whilst
  • appreciating the value and uniqueness of music in all its variety
  • Modules in: composition and song writing, music and technology, world music, careers in music, jazz or popular music

Music Appreciation 10 / 20

  • Elements of music (melody, rhythm, harmony, etc.)
  • Music history
  • Song writing
  • Ethnomusicology (world music)
  • Popular music
  • Careers in music