A PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN GROWING THEIR INDIVIDUAL MUSICIANSHIP WITH NON-TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC-MAKING OPPORTUNITIES. THE CONCENTRATIONS OFFERED IN THE ICON MUSIC MAJOR ARE ⟶
Music students will participate in a curriculum of interdisciplinary arts education, utilizing a project-based instructional approach. They will work collaboratively with dance, design and production, and theatre students on student-led/teacher-student co-directed creative works and productions.
Students receive individual and small group vocal lessons and participate in voice studio classes, build technical skills, study diction, and receive vocal coaching. Music theory, musicianship and basic piano skills are also covered.
PERCUSSION & PIANO
For individuals that have background in piano or percussion that want to learn how to accompany, improvise, expand their repertoire, and improve their technique, theoretical understanding, and musicianship. Students accompany for dance classes and also have the opportunity to perform recitals curated to their interests. Piano as well as a complete instrumentarium of tuned and untuned percussion instruments are utilized.
Students focus on fundamentals of music composition with opportunities to be mentored by current composers, creating their own pieces or sections of music that can be performed by peers or others in the greater community.