Fine Arts Department
- Orchestra - Choir
- Theater Arts - Dance
- Music Electives
Course #: 1 – 5611, II – 5621, III –
5632, IV – 5642
Course: Band I, II, III, IV
Grade Placement: 9 – 12
Prerequisites: Placement of
Course Description: During the fall
semester, marching band is the primary performing organization. Appearances at
pep rallies, football games, parades, and other community gatherings require a
substantial amount of out-of-school practice for students enrolled in the
course. Some campuses may offer concert band activities in addition to the
marching band during the fall semester.
During the spring semester, students who have
attached a high degree of proficiency on their instrument may be scheduled into
the symphonic band. Members of this organization will perform the most
difficult of wind/percussion literature requiring that students be prepared to
spend extra time outside of the school day preparing for performances. Other
students may participate in a concert band activity.
Physical education credit is
allowed for the semester incorporating marching band. Up to two (2) units of
physical education credit may be earned by participation in marching band.
Students may receive fine arts/elective credit for all semesters of band that
are not counted toward physical education credit.
According to the student’s
proficiency, specific campus placement will be made in the appropriate band
grouping (i.e., symphonic, concert, junior varsity, etc.).
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