Music

Academy of the Arts: Music Pathway


Teacher Contact Information: 

Choir, Brad Whitenight, brad.whitenight@capital.k12.de.us  

Band, Garrett George, garrett.george@capital.k12.de.us

Band, Maureen McDermott Cannon, maureen.cannon@capital.k12.de.us


D. Neutzling

String Orchestra, Diane Neutzling,
diane.neutzling@capital.k12.de.us


The Arts Academy Music pathway is a way to prepare students for being a music major in a college setting.  Pathway coursework provides students opportunities to engage with music beyond traditional school ensembles through theory, ear training, and composition.


Academy Requirements: Participation in a minimum of six ensemble credits, participation in VPAG for two years, and completion of the academic Music Pathway (Music Theory, Ear Training, and AP Music Theory).  Please see the course descriptions HERE.


Total Credits

Weight

10

Level 1

CP

Music Theory: 0884

Level 2

Honors

Ear Training & Composition: 0880

Level 3

AP

AP Music Theory: 0883

Ensembles (6 credits)

CP/Honors*

Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band*, Drumline, Strings, Concert Choir, Select Ensemble*

Afterschool (.5 credit)

Honors

VPAG: 0175


Notes:  While the music pathway is not exclusive to students who have previous music experience, we strongly encourage students who take the academic courses (ex. Music Theory, etc) to be enrolled in an ensemble such as Band, Chorus, or Orchestra.  Please see the course descriptions HERE



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