Composers and Art

his Composers and Art course is geared toward students who would like to expand the breadth of their artistic talents while responding to biographies and the music of famous composers.:

  • Fall Semester 
    Vivaldi
    Handel
    Bach
    Haydn
    Mozart
    Beethoven
    Schubert
    Mendelssohn
    Chopin
    Schumann
    Liszt
    Verdi
    Bruckner
    Foster

  • Spring Semester
    Brahams
    Tchailkovsky
    Dvořák
    Fauré
    Elgar
    Debussy
    Strauss
    Joplin
    Ives
    Gershwin
    Copeland
    Williams

Composers and Art will provide your student with the opportunity to respond to biographies and the music of famous composers through many different types of choice based arts projects. Art projects are not step by step projects, but projects that encourage students to respond to the composer of the lesson. For each lesson, students are required to explain their artistic response with a few words explaining their creations when they share in the following lesson.

Expectations for each lesson:

  1. Listen to the biography or story of the musician in class
  2. Projects: Complete the art project based on the reading.
  3. Explain your artistic response to the lesson.