Kingwood High School
Advanced Placement Music Theory
(1st Period, Room 1216)
Michael Astwood, B.MusEd, M.Mus.
Conference/Tutorials: A Lunch & by appointmentJoin REMIND
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The AP Music Theory course emphasizes advanced study of musical structure, form, analysis, part-writing, and advanced terminology. This college level course is fast-paced and rigorous which is designed to prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Exam for college credit. (HISD High School Course Guide)See Mr. Astwood's teacher webpage for the syllabus, full course information and other documents.Mr. Astwood's Schedule1st period AP Music Theory2nd period Freshmen 1 (Orchestra Assist.)3rd period Symphonia (Orchestra Assist.)4th period Chamber (Orchestra Assist.)AP Music Theory Exam: Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:00 a.m.Helpful Links & Resources
AP Music Theory WHS in Frisco -This site will help you with some of the concepts we will cover.
Noteflight - Learn more about Noteflight for K-12 Education -This will help when we begin notating music.
http://www.musictheory.net-They also make two apps for Apple products.
http://www.gmajormusictheory.org-Click the Music Theory Fundamentals link. For Score Study practice-click Contextual Listening
The App Store:
- Theory Lessons
- What Note
- Read Music
- Simple Solfege (for the Choir kids or amateur singer)
- Scorio (Also, another app for notating music)
- Karajan Beginner