2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2150A/ART2150B Jazz Lab Band A

0.5 credit per semester

Students will develop and refine the skills that will enable them to perform jazz, blues, jazz-rock, soul, and other styles of music at the medium level of difficulty. Basic transposition, melodic dictation, and improvisation are included. 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 unlimited times for credit. Prerequisite: Concert Band A/B, OR Concert Orchestra A/B, OR based on an audition, experience in previous ensembles and instrumentation needs, OR permission of instructor based on audition.

Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, or 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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