The grade 8 music course is designed to enhance music skills and basic music fundamentals. Throughout the course of the year students will study the functions and order of the sharps and flats in order to identify the Key signatures both, Majors and minors. They will continue putting into practice the main music symbols and basic music elements. The course will provide the students to develop a comprehensive awareness, appreciation and understanding of the Musical styles and composer’s life. Aural dictation and ear training are also an integral part of the course and will be taught throughout the year. Individual creativity is nurtured through both rhythmic and melody compositions. Musical skills will be developed through listening exercises, sight –singing, written exercises, analysis, singing and an exposure to a variety of musical styles and forms.