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Program: Arts

Course: AMU1O

Grade: 9

Level: Open

Semester: 1, 2017-2018

Teacher Name: Ms. Ashley Visser



This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.

Course Documents

Units Of Study

  • Performance
  • Elements of Music (Theory)
  • The Role of Music in Society (History)

Note: Units run concurrently

Upcoming Assignments and Evaluations





Theory Packet Due

Students should have completed their theory packets which cover basics in notation, rhythm, and time signatures.


Playing Test

Students will be evaluated on 1-2 test pieces of their choice.


Christmas Concert

The Grade 9 Music class will be joining the other music class and various extra-curricular ensembles to present what we have been working on this semester. Join us in the gym at 7pm. Everyone is welcome!

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