General Music 9.1

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Course Code:
09MG1
Pre-requisites:
Students may choose to focus on either performance or production.
Those choosing performance should be able to play at least one musical instrument or sing to a reasonable level and should be prepared to perform in front of others.
Course Description:
This course introduces students to the study of Contemporary Music through performance, composition and music technology.
Topic areas include:
 
  • Introductory music theory.
  • Introductory notation including standard notation and tablature.
  • History of Contemporary Music.
  • Rock instrumentation.
  • Introductory composition.
  • Performance (solo and group).
  • Using music technology focusing on Garage Band.
  • Live sound production and staging.