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Colorguard-Fall 51152X0
Colorguard is a performance-based group that will practice and perform along with the marching band. The colorguard will consist of students who have auditioned and been chosen as a consequent, to be a member of the class. Auditions are open to all students. No musical experience is needed to be in flag corp. Performances will include; most high school football games, marching band competitions, parades, and a holiday concert. Other similar performances may be added at the discretion of the director. Attendance is mandatory at all events, practices, and rehearsals and does affect and apply to grading in the class. Extenuating circumstances will be taken in to consideration. The course may be repeated all four years.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Audition, Colorguard Camp, Marching Band Camp
Band I (Beginning) 52552X0
Fundamentals of marching and playing skills will be stressed. Performances will include; most high school football games, marching band competitions, parades, and a holiday concert. Other similar performances may be added at the discretion of the director. After competitions and parades end the last month of the semester will include symphonic band type performances. Attendance is mandatory at all events, practices, and rehearsals and does affect and apply to grading in the class. Extenuating circumstances will be taken in to consideration.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Marching Band Camp, 1 year of middle school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.
Symphonic Band I 52552X0SB
Students will learn all fundamental skills needed to be a performing musician. Attendance is mandatory to all events and will affect and apply to grading in this class. Events include; Concerts, MPA (music performance assessment), Carowinds Festival, and any similar event that may be included at the directors discretion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 1 year of middle school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.
Percussion Ensemble 52962X0PE
Percussion ensemble is an advanced study of percussion instruments, music and styles from around the world. Students must have musical experience or be a member of the colorguard to sign up for this class. Steel Drum Band will be a part of this course, but not the sole focus of this course. Concerts and performances will be required of this ensemble and will directly affect a students grade in this class.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Band II (Intermediate) 52562X0
Intermediate skills in marching and playing will be stressed. Performances will include most high school football games, marching band competitions, parades, and a holiday concert. Other similar performances may be added at the discretion of the director. After competitions and parades end the last month of the semester will include symphonic band type performances. Attendance is mandatory at all events, practices and rehearsals and does affect and apply to grading in the class. Extenuating circumstances will be taken into consideration.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Marching Band Camp, 1 year of high school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.
Symphonic Band II 52562X0SB
Students will learn all fundamental skills needed to be a performing musician. Attendance is mandatory to all events and will affect and apply to grading in this class. Events include; Concerts, MPA (music performance assessment), Carowinds Festival, and any similar event that may be included at the directors discretion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 1 year of high school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school
Band III (Proficient) Honors 52575X0
Proficient skills in marching and playing skills will be stressed. Performances will include; most high school football games, marching band competitions, parades and a holiday concert. Other similar performances may be added at the discretion of the director. After competitions and parades end the last month of the semester will include symphonic band type performances. Attendance is mandatory at all events, practices and rehearsals and does affect and apply to grading in the class. Extenuating circumstances will be taken into account.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Marching Band Camp, 1 year of middle school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.
Symphonic Band III - Honors 52575X0SB
Students will learn all fundamental skills needed to be a performing musician. Attendance is mandatory to all events and will affect and apply to grading in this class. Events include; Concerts, MPA (music performance assessment), Carowinds Festival, and any similar event that may be included at the directors discretion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: 1 year of middle school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.
Band IV (Advanced) Honors 52585X0
Advanced skills in marching and playing skills will be stressed. Performances will include; most high school football games, marching band competitions, parades and a holiday concert. Other similar performances may be added at the discretion of the director. After competitions and parades end the last month of the semester will include symphonic band type performances. Attendance is mandatory at all events, practices and rehearsals and does affect and apply to grading in the class. Extenuating circumstances will be taken into account.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Marching Band Camp, 1 year of high school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school
Symphonic Band IV - Honors 52585X0SB
Students will learn all fundamental skills needed to be a performing musician. Attendance is mandatory to all events and will affect and apply to grading in this class. Events include; Concerts, MPA (music performance assessment), Carowinds Festival, and any similar event that may be included at the directors discretion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: 1 year of middle school band participation or audition if there was no participation in middle school.