NAC-AEP Programme Details


Programme ID: AEP0318028

Our Music Today


Music has never developed more quickly in the history of man than in the last hundred years or so. ‘Our Music Today’ is a crash course in the main genres of modern music – Jazz, Latin, Rock, Funk, R&B, Electronic and Country. Students will experience music performed by an extremely versatile live band, accompanied by fun facts about each genre covered.

- Introduction
- Live band performances of music
- Explanations in between songs about the various genres
- Live demonstration of electronics popular today
- Student participation onstage, time permitting


At the end of the programme, students (should)

- be exposed to and have some appreciation of the main genres of popular music
- have an awareness of the differences between the various genres of popular music 
- possibly become interested in learning a musical instrument 
- have enjoyed a performance by a professional live band

- develop an appreciation of the arts to seed engagement in the arts 
- develop a deeper awareness of the evolution of modern music
- be able to identify some characteristics of and distinguish between the genres of popular music 
- gained new knowledge to grow their creative and expressive capacities 
- have enjoyed a performance by a professional live band
- possibly become interested in learning a musical instrument 


School Hall, Theatre

Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE


45 minutes

None / Electrical Power Point

1 instructor, 3 other musicians/performers

- COST -


Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2021 until 31 December 2021.


- Good People Music -

Dawn Wong