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- Available Lessons: 141
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Course SummaryThe Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) Music exam has been replaced by the National Evaluation Series (NES) Music exam. This comprehensive, convenient and fun course is designed to get you fully prepared for this particular music teacher certification test.
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About This NES Music Exam Study Guide
This AEPA Music exam has been discontinued and replaced with the NES Music exam. This study guide is up-to-date and designed to prepare you for the current version of the NES Music exam. In this course, you'll review a collection of short and engaging lessons that explore all of the topics that appear on the National Evaluation Series (NES) Music exam. Our expert instructors help you learn essential information about music fundamentals, musical instruments, music history and a variety of musical genres.
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AEPA Music Exam Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the NES Music exam covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by Pearson Education, Inc. Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Aural Analysis Skills
- Recognize various elements of music presented in recorded examples
- Identify characteristics of music from around the world
Music Theory and Composition
- Demonstrate musical notation
- Recognize melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic elements
- Understand arrangement of music, composition of music, and improvisation
Music History and Culture
- Relate knowledge of the history of Western music from the Middle Ages to the present
- Show knowledge of music from the US and around the world
Music Methodology and Performance
- Apply principles of music methodology
- Outline vocal, choral and instrumental performance techniques
- Model score reading, conducting and repertoire knowledge
NES Music Exam Course Format
This NES Music exam study guide course is organized into 16 chapters and 126 quick lessons aligned with tested objectives. This comprehensive study guide can be utilized according to your own schedule and accessed on any device to give you flexibility and convenience. As you track your progress through the dashboard, you will be able to focus in on areas that need the most review.
NES Music Exam Information
- Number of Questions: 150
- Question Type: Multiple Choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Exam Cost: $95
|Exam Concept||Percentage of the Exam for Each Topic||Number of Questions for Each Topic|
|Aural Analysis Skills||23%||34|
|Music Theory and Composition||23%||34|
|Music History and Culture||23%||34|
|Music Methodology and Performance||31%||47|
Registering and Preparing for the NES Music Exam
To register for the exam, simply complete the online registration process on the AEPA official website. You'll select your desired test date and locate a nearby testing center. After that, you'll need to pay the exam fee and agree to all NES testing rules/policies.
You can work through this course at your own pace on either a computer or a mobile device. As you progress through the course, you'll review video lessons that define essential musical terms and explain musical concepts in a comprehensible manner. Take the accompanying self-assessments to reinforce your understanding of the material. You can print lesson transcripts to study offline, and our instructors are happy to answer any questions you may have. The course also includes a final exam to help you make sure you're ready to take the NES Music test.
For more information on registering and preparing for the NES Music exam check out our AEPA Informational Resources.
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