The IB Music class is intended for students in the International Baccalaureate program at Franklin. It is a rigorous class designed to improve all aspects of your musical skills, including musicianship (note and rhythm reading), composition, analysis, and performance. Students should have previous musical experience to be successful in this class. Students will gain at least basic mastery of piano skills. Regular homework and classwork are expected. In addition to regular quizzes and tests (including final exams), there are several assessments which will be submitted to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). These are described on the link found below.
Here you will find some of the resources that will be used during class. They will be explained in further detail.
Class Description, Behavioral Expectations, and Procedures
Specific information regarding grading practices, behavioral expectations, and procedures will be distributed to each student on the first day of class. You may view the forms here:
Musictheory.net is an online site in which you may practice note identification, keyboard identification, etc. There may be assignments required using this website. This will be described in class.
There will be weekly listening assignments. They will be assigned on Fridays. Reports for assigned listenings shall be due on the following Thursday. Late reports will not be accepted without a school-issued admit.
There are several assessments which are submitted to the IBO in the spring. Find the details of those assessments by clicking the button below.