Chorus 4: MU.912.H.2.2

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: The arts reflect and document cultural trends and historical events, and help explain how new directions in the arts have emerged.
    • Benchmark: Analyze current musical trends, including audience environments and music acquisition, to predict possible directions of music.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • list and discuss current musical genres, types of performance ensembles, and various types of audience venues, e.g., arenas, halls, outdoor stages, digital, on-line viewing and participation, Skype, virtual choirs etc.
  • analyze and compare technological aspects of musical learning, performing, recording, and delivery systems.
  • propose hypotheses and describe examples regarding future trends in music innovations and applications, e.g., virtual ensembles/auditoriums, etc.
  • conceptualize next generation music technology.

Students will know: