• Music Theory

  • Music Theory

    The Music Theory program at Plano West offers students the opportunity to study the language and syntax of music. Students read, write, perform, and listen to a variety of music as they learn why composers and performers have made specific musical choices. Students in Music Theory and AP Music Theory have the opportunity to explore music through software such as Finale. Students explore different music careers through guest lectures by professionals in the field and trips to various venues including The Dallas Opera and the Dallas Symphony.

Preston Pierce
Music Theory

  • AP Music Theory

    AP Music Theory offers students a more rigorous curriculum covering material found in college-level music theory courses. Students who earn qualifying scores on the national AP Music Theory exam have received credit at colleges and universities around the country. The AP Music Theory program at Plano West is also currently affiliated with a grant program that provides students opportunities to enhance their classroom curriculum with additional activities and incentives.

Akira Sato
Music Theory