This comprehensive introduction to music begins with basic musicianship and continues into music history, covering genres from the Medieval period through current Western popular music, as well as musical theater and art music from around the world. This course involves creating, performing, responding, and connecting at a level that is accessible to all students, regardless of music skill.

This course is designed to challenge students by having them apply concepts in a way they may need in the real world. As such, it has a built-in KSA model that develops college and career readinessKnowledge: Introduction to Music, Skill: CreativityOpenness & Courage to Explore, and Attribute: Courage.