Best Practices Music Standards
National Music Standards, adopted by the Minneapolis Public Schools and Supported by Minnesota Music Educator’s Association are:

3.1 Sing
3.2 Perform on Instruments
3.3 Immprovise
3.4 Compose and Arrange
3.5 Read and Notate music
3.6 Listen and Analyze
3.7 Evaluate
3.8 Relationships between Music, the other Arts, and Disciplines Outside the Arts
3.9 History and Culture

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