The grade 7 music course is designed to enhance music skills and basic music fundamentals. The essential aspect of the instruments in the orchestra, their function helps the students to develop the skills to understand the language of music. Throughout the course of the year students will study the main instruments families, simples and compound time signatures, notation level 1and 2, main music symbols to enhance their abilities reading and writing rhythms and melodies, The Opera and the musicals, characteristics and main composers.  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.