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Instruments Available

You may choose from the following instruments:

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Baritone
  • French Horn
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass Percussion.

Band & Orchestra

Yearlong 6th Grade Band/Orchestra Class

Brass horn

Band:

This course is designed for continuing fifth grade students or students with limited band experience. Basic note reading, rhythm, and playing positions are

Orchestra:

This course is designed for the continuing fifth grade students or students with limited orchestra experience. Students will be taught the fundamentals of music including rhythms, note names, musical terms, tone quality, bow control, and artistic interpretation.

Yearlong 7th and 8th Grade Band Classes

Brass instrument

7th/8th Band Intermediate:

This course is designed for students who have mastered the basic music skills and concepts presented in Band 6 and wish to continue to develop greater musical understanding and mastery of their instrument. Music of increasing difficulty will be presented with instruction designed to increase the range, flexibility, endurance, tone quality, and musical interpretation. Participation and attendance at all extra rehearsals and performances are required.

7th/8th Band Advanced:

This course is designed for students who have mastered the music skill and concepts presented in the Intermediate Band and wish to develop advanced musical understanding and mastery of their instrument. Students will be challenged by the performance of advanced middle school music requiring more sophisticated understanding of the rhythms, key signatures, and musical terminology. Participation and attendance at all extra rehearsals and performances are required.

Yearlong 7th and 8th Grade Orchestra

7th/8th Orchestra Intermediate:

This course is designed for students who have mastered the basic music skills and concepts presented in Orchestra 6 and wish to continue to develop greater musical understanding and mastery of their instrument. Music of increasing difficulty will be presented with instruction designed to increase the range, flexibility, endurance, tone quality, and musical interpretation. Participation and attendance at all extra rehearsals & performances are required.

7th/8th Orchestra Advanced:

The course is designed for students who have mastered the intermediate music skills and concepts presented in Intermediate Orchestra and wish to continue to develop greater musical understanding and mastery of their instruments. Music of increasing difficulty will be presented with instruction designed to increase the tone quality, technical facility, and artistic interpretation of the student. Participation and attendance at all extra rehearsals & performances are required.

Miss Rodriguez
Miss Rodriguez

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