MUSIC PRESERVES FOUNDATION
AMERICAN MUSIC HISTORY
Our American Music History course is an innovative curriculum exploring the history of America's diverse cultures and musical art forms in the context of major historical events as students build a timeline of American music.
Our curriculum traces the history of American roots music in conjunction with American history. Students learn to recognize different genres of American music and important contributions to American culture from diverse pioneers throughout history. Each lesson inspires critical thinking, cultural understanding, and appreciation for music.
The concept-based curriculum has been designed to meet the California State Standards for social studies and visual and performing arts providing historical and cultural context.