Music

Voice Recognition

Music

Music

Works of music are some of the highest achievements of civilization. In school, students learn the different expressions of music and how to interpret sounds. Because music is both universal and culturally specific, it is a powerful means of increasing international and intercultural awareness. Through music, student gain a greater understanding of their own cultural heritage, as well as a sense of the larger community.

When students have completed selected studies in Music, they will, in the cognitive areas of education:

  1. develop ability to communicate ideas and feelings effectively
  2. develop skills in listening
  3. develop ability to examine constructively and creatively
  4. develop reasoning and problem solving abilities
  5. develop skills in the art of performing
  6. develop an understanding of the relationship between history, culture and the fine arts
  7. develop skills in music literacy

They will, in the affective areas of education:

  1. develop an attitude of respect for personal and public property
  2. develop knowledge and appreciation of the rights and privileges in our democracy
  3. develop a cooperative attitude toward living and working with others
  4. develop attitudes leading to acceptance of responsibilities
  5. develop a feeling of student pride in his/her achievement and progress
  6. develop the student’s feeling of positive self-worth, security, and self assurance
  7. develop an appreciation of good workmanship
  8. expand interest and abilities
  9. develop an awareness and the ability to react in a changing world and its problems
  10. develop an understanding of the past, identify with the present, and the ability to meet the future

ILLINOIS STATE GOALS FOR MUSIC:

STATE GOAL 25: Know the language of the arts.

STATE GOAL 26: Through creating and performing, understand how works of art are produced.

STATE GOAL 27: Understand the role of the arts in civilizations, past and present.

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