This course has three components: Music Theory; Listening and Analysis; and Performance/Practical. It is specifically designed to educate students on the basic fundamentals of music, while at the same time; motivate, facilitate, inspire and develop their intellect in a way that would help them to positively critique important elements of music from different genres. Additionally, it will help them to become more aware of the creative and cultural dimensions of musical accomplishments as they take their rightful places in society; giving them a chance to utilize their musical skills [describe, analyze, demonstrate active listening skills, as well as, identify, perform, sight-read, write, create/compose, arrange, relate, respond] and evaluate music and musical performances