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Music

Concert Band

Grade Level: 7, 8
Prerequisite: None
Length: Two semesters
Description: The major emphasis of this course is to continue to learn to play a band instrument, to develop skills necessary to play beginning-level music accurately with good tone quality, to read musical notation, and to provide performance opportunities. Participation in designated performances is required to satisfy basic objectives of this course.

Advanced Band

Grade Level: 7, 8
Prerequisite: Concert Band or permission of teacher
Length: Two semesters
Description: The major emphasis of this course is on developing musicianship through the study of band literature. Students will extend the physical skills necessary to play simple band music accurately and with good tone quality, will improve skills in reading musical notation, will increase understanding of the musical elements, and will study and play music of many styles, cultures, and historical periods. Participation in designated performances is required to satisfy basic objectives of this course. 

Choir 7/8

Grade Level: 7, 8
Prerequisite: None
Length: Two semesters
Description: The major emphasis of this course is to develop musicianship and vocal music technique through the study of quality choral music. Students will develop aesthetic awareness through the study of the elements of music, and singing literature of various styles, cultures, and historical periods. Participation in designated performances and rehearsals is required to satisfy basic objectives of this course.

Contact Band

Amanda Edwardson-Lake
aedwardsonlake@slcusd.org

Contact Choir

Rick Robbins
rrobbins@slcusd.org