MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
To provide students with skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to develop awareness and appreciation of music in various cultures and daily lives, ability for creative expression through music and the basis of an informed and life-long involvement in music.
Students will be provided with opportunities to express themselves through the exposure of an array of music repertoire, a range of music instruments and showcases. Through musical activities, students will apply the musical skills and concepts that they have acquired through listening and performing in their creative processes and compositions. Active listening developed from these processes will raise students’ awareness in music and provide the basis to evaluate and describe the qualities of the music heard, giving them a platform to reflect and respond on their own compositions and those of peers and other musicians. With the essential skills, knowledge and learning experience, students will develop an understanding on the role of music in different cultures and its value. Hence, these will deepen their musical capacities and appreciation for music of various cultures.