IB MUSIC SL or HL
Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Currently enrolled in a major ensemble or teacher approval.This course is offered for one (SL) or
two (HL) year(s).
This course is designed to develop solo skills through performance, writing skills through composition, critical
analysis through music literature, and perceptual response in the context of history and culture. Because this
course will require students to develop extensive literacy in oral, written, and musical contexts, previous musical
training is required. The exam involves a listening examination, involving extensive analysis of audio
examples and a prescribed work. Analysis is submitted in written form. Refer to the Advanced Studies
section for IB distinctions, grading, testing and exam fee requirements.