2022 - 2023 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2154A/ART2154B Wind Ensemble A

0.5 credit per semester

Students develop skills that will enable them to perform music at the Grade V to VI level of difficulty. The emphasis will be on the study of literature composed originally for the concert band and wind ensemble during the 20th and 21st centuries. Additional experiences may include athletic bands, solo/chamber performance, or musical theatre opportunities. In addition to performing music, creating and responding activities are included. Public performances during and after school may be required to meet course objectives. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Attainment of outcomes for Symphonic Band, or permission of the instructor. An audition may be required to determine appropriate band placement.

Symphonic Band or by audition, and the need to balance instrumentation as determined by the director
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
Unlimited repeats for subject credit

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