High School Music Courses

Concert Band

½ Unit
This course is designed for students to explore various musical styles and genres through performance. The group performs a minimum of three times per year. Weekly group instruction is a part of the course requirement. Prior experience on an instrument is not required but recommended.

Concert Chorus

½ Unit
This course is designed for the person who likes to sing. Basic vocal production, sight-reading and music theory is taught. Performances and weekly lessons are requirements of this course.

After Beat

Prerequisite: Audition 
¼ Unit
This is a small select choir for students who are serious vocalists. This group is enrolled by audition only and includes challenging music in a wide range of styles. Required rehearsals are after school. Performances at concerts are mandatory and are arranged at the discretion of the Director. Students must also be enrolled in and maintain a passing grade in Concert Chorus.

Music Theory

½ Unit
This class is designed to teach the basics of music such as notation, tempos, dynamics, and articulations. We start the year with basic musical concepts and notation and we gradually add musical ideas throughout the year until you are able to compose your own short piece of music. No previous knowledge of music is required.

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