How do you define popular culture? Do you think you can affect the way pop culture is defined? Throughout this course we will explore the way theatre, music, media/advertising, and spirituality affect popular culture. We will also create our own definitions of popular culture.
-Students will learn to play a basic chord progression and use it to compose and improvise (NS 2, 3, 4, 5)
-Students will perform alone and with others different genres of popular music (NS 1, 2)
-Students will notate original compositions of popular music (NS 5)
-Students will analyze how different musical elements affect their emotions through the media (NS 6)