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Arkansas City High School Vocal Music

Mission Statement

 

The Vocal Music Department at ACHS believes that music plays a significant role in the education of young people and that it gives students a unique and memorable High School experience. Reflecting this belief, this course will allow students to explore interests in the Arts, to develop musical abilities, and to be prepared to go on to higher education and careers in music and/or performance. Students will be exposed to a variety of styles and genres of music including Classical, Musical Theatre, World Music, Jazz, and Popular Music. Students will also have the opportunity to collaborate, create, and explore musical genres and dance. This course will incorporate the following components:

  • Music reading skills and ear training

  • Music vocabulary

  • Healthy vocal techniques for all musical styles

  • Music history

  • Performance

  • Awareness of college and career opportunities in music

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