Course descriptions for Music

Available courses

Wind Ensemble

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of middle school band and audition Students will further develop their performance skills through the study and performance of advanced wind band literature. Students will also have the opportunity to work with leading band clinicians and participate in the…
Category: Music

Symphonic Band

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of middle school band Students will further develop their performance skills performing varied levels and styles of wind band music. Students will also have the opportunity to work with leading band clinicians and participate in the Solo and Ensemble projec…
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Survey of Music

This course is designed for students who wish to explore the realm of music in a non-performance based setting. We will study the broad history of music, popular music genres, the music industry and the effect of music in politics. Students will be required to create works of digital music through …
Category: Music

Piano Keyboarding

This course is geared towards students who would like to learn a new instrument, or students who would like to continue their piano training through this hands-on class experience. Students will learn how to read standard music notation, compose their own songs, express themselves through song, and…
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Music Theory

This course is designed for students who love music, as well as students who seek to enrich their knowledge of music fundamentals. The purpose of this course is for students to develop skills that will lead to a thorough understanding of music theory and music composition and arranging. While parti…
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Mixed Choir

This ensemble is open to all students who are interested in vocal music. This is a beginning vocal group and its purpose is to teach proper use of the voice, elementary theory, and vocal literature. This course requires multiple performances and rehearsals outside of the school day. Students will m…
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Concert Chorale

Prerequisite: Successful Audition An advanced performance ensemble for vocal musicians who want to sing in a supportive rehearsal environment, and further develop their musical skills.  Students will sing choral pieces from various countries, and in various styles, including classical, pop and …
Category: Music