COURSE DESCRIPTION

Music Higher Level, International Baccalaureate
Grades 11-12
4 credits
Prerequisite: Music Theory and Composition I or permission of the instructor

Music Higher Level is a course designed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. This practical course fosters students’ musicianship and shapes their musical identities as researchers, creators and performers. Throughout the music course, students at SL and HL will engage with diverse musical materials, understand and practice exploring, experimenting and presenting music, and develop skills and competencies and researchers, creators, and performers. Students at the Higher Level plan and create a music project that is rooted in the learning of the course and inspired by real-life practices of music-making.

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