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IB Music

Group 6 HL Course

IB Music is a two-year course for juniors and seniors in our International Baccalaureate program. It meets after school to allow our students to continue to participate in elective ensemble courses.

"Involving aspects of the composition, performance and critical analysis of music, the course exposes students to forms, styles and functions of music from a wide range of historical and socio-cultural contexts. Students create, participate in, and reflect upon music from their own background and those of others. They develop practical and communicative skills which provide them with the opportunity to engage in music for further study, as well as for lifetime enjoyment."


IB Music Guide (condensed)

Works Cited

Make sure your Music Journal and Experimentation Report have a works cited page.

Here is how to cite a YouTube video:

Author [Channel]. (Year, Month Day). Title [Video]. YouTube. URL

For example: University High School Band [UniversityBand]. (2021, November 21). The Glass Cage [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LE4uKzCDARE

Here is how to cite a website:

Author LN, Author FN. Article. Site Name. URL. Access Date.

For example: Brown, Jon. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. UHS Band: The History and Theory of Music. https://www.UHSband.com/musichistory Last accessed 11 March 2024.

Due Dates (to IB)

  • Exploring Music in Context | March 15
  • Experimenting with Music | April 20
  • Presenting Music | April 30
  • The Contemporary Music-Maker | April 20