Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
This course is for the intermediate music student who has previous experience playing a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument and can read music. Students learn basic music theory, musical terms, correct playing technique, and individual and ensemble performance skills. Throughout this course each student will learn about and perform a variety of concert band repertoire. Concert Band performs in two concerts throughout the year, graduation, and may be called upon for other occasions. This course helps prepare students for other instrumental ensembles, such as Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band I.
Prerequisite: Experience playing a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument, and the ability to read music.