2017-2018 Course Catalog – Academy / Burris: Music

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Music

CL College Level

CP College Prep

DC Dual Credit

XC Exploratory Course

ACADBAND – Advanced Band (CP)

Prerequisite: None
Offered: Fall/Spring Sequence

This is a performing organization for woodwinds, brass, and percussion in which students develop increasing performance skills individually and in ensemble with emphasis on the stylistic characteristics of the music studied. Full year enrollment is required for those students who desire to participate in any ISSMA or other state music events.

BUSTRING – Advanced Orchestra (Strings Only) (CP)

Prerequisite: Middle School Orchestra or interview/audition with the instructor
Offered: Fall/Spring Sequence

Advanced Orchestra is offered as a continuation for students with previous orchestral experience Educational emphasis is placed on the advancement of instrumental technique, further development of music reading and comprehension skills, independent musicianship, style, and a deeper understanding of small group ensemble music, and orchestral literature Literature will contain both Classical and Popular music Students perform both in small group ensemble projects and as a large group Participation in all scheduled concerts and performances is mandatory Full year enrollment is required for those students wishing to participate in ISSMA events, All-State Orchestra, and youth orchestras Students will be required to spend time outside the normal school day and on weekends to fulfill the requirements for credit for this class Students are encouraged to take private lessons and participate in outside performing groups.

BURCHOIR – Advanced Choir (CP)

Prerequisite: None
Offered: Fall/Spring Sequence

The purpose of the high school choir is to provide students with the opportunity to sing vocally in a group and to improve their singing ability. Emphasis is placed on correct singing techniques, vocal blend, and learning to read music. National standards are incorporated into the course to develop comprehensive musicianship. The choir performs all styles of music, from classical music to jazz, and has three or four performances a year. Students are required to participate in all concerts and performances. Full year enrollment is required for those students wishing to participate in ISSMA or other state music events.

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