Spring Semester information

Beth Benedix

EXPA: EXP:Community Engagement and the Music Industry

This course will be a practicum in the development and implementation of 21st century skills (collaboration, creative problem-solving, communication, integrating multiple disciplines and skill sets), using the music industry as the focus. In this course, which will culminate in a community concert benefitting a non-profit organization of the students' choosing, students will 1) participate in a learning community with high school students that provides them with the opportunity to learn a diverse set of skills that will transfer to any business context, 2) learn how to create opportunities to participate in multiple levels of the music industry, 3) learn how to develop community partnerships and to strengthen community through their musicianship.