GENERAL MUSIC HOME PAGE
Mrs. Ciccone, Ms. Carlson
Mr. McCune, Mrs. Rigdon,
Welcome to the ELMS General Music Department! Any student who does not wish to be in one of the three performing ensembles - Band, Choir and Orchestra - participates in general music. The information below explains the curriculum and expectations for each grade level's course. Feel free to contact your child's teacher with any comments and questions.
Welcome to General Music at ELMS
We are located in room 105 which is the music keyboarding lab . These are the activities you can look forward to doing in General Music this year:
Grade Five - Full Year Course
Music Theory and Beginning Keyboarding Level One
Ukulele Ensemble to be piloted 2017-2018 year
Classical Music and Composers
Grade Six - Full Year Course
World Music Drumming
Music Theory and Keyboarding Level Two
Introduction to Garage Band Composition Program
Grade Seven - Half Year Course
Introduction to Guitar
Music Theory and Keyboarding Level Three
Garage Band Composition Program Level Two
Grade Eight - Half Year Course
Continuation of Guitar
Music Theory and Keyboarding Level Four
Garage Band Composition Program Level Three
Materials needed for class:
Students are expected to come to class prepared with a pencil. A folder is provided.
Homework will be assigned as necessary to reinforce skills covered in class and is expected to be turned in the following class.
Class participation is essential towards a successful general music experience. The bulk of a student's grade is earned in the classroom.
Grading is based on the following:
Written notes, logs, projects, quizzes and tests
Prompt arrival and preparedness for class
A positive attitude and willingness to contribute to class