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  • Course Code
    MU.MU011S/MU012S
    Content Area
    Fine Arts
    Description

    Concert Band is an intermediate level ensemble. The curriculum builds on the fundamentals taught in middle school band by providing instruction on ensemble techniques and skills. Marching Band may be integrated into the band experience as a co-curricular or extracurricular activity.
    Expected Outcomes:

    • Sight-read grade level appropriate band literature in various styles alone and with others.
    • Demonstrate technical proficiency on their instrument as it relates to rhythm, note accuracy, articulations, key signatures, time signatures, tempo, precision, and scales/scale patterns.
    • Apply concepts in independent practice skills.  

     

    Note: This curriculum was written prior to the 2014-2015 school year. It is scheduled to be rewritten following the Rockwood Curriculum Schedule.

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Unit Description
Details
HSCB1Creating
Creating an original musical work assists students in understanding the musical elements required to convey a mood or feeling.  By learning and incorporating common practices in composition technique, students gain a greater depth of knowledge for the execution and performance of other works on their instrument.
HSCB2Performing
Instrumental performance skills encompass the technical and musical proficiency tools needed to master, interpret, and produce a musical work. Interpreting symbols of expression contributes to the process of mastering an instrumental skill set at high achievement levels. Ensemble performance skills are acquired when students study, rehearse, and perform music in preparation for culminating performances. These performance experiences are critical to the development of musicians.
HSCB3Responding
Composers organize music into units of structure, or musical forms, which have evolved over hundreds of years. Students will visually and aurally analyze method book excerpts to identify musical forms, and then discern and defend forms found within prepared supplemental repertoire. Interpreting the elements of music and the composer’s intent contributes to the process of mastering an instrumental skill set as well as the performance of music literature; thus, influencing the emotional response from the listener.
HSCB4Connecting
Students synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make music, relating musical ideas and works to societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding critical to their growth as young musicians. The principles and subject matter of various disciplines outside the arts are interrelated with those of music to the processes of analysis, inquiry, and creativity used in mathematics, literature, and physical and/or social sciences. Moreover, the roles of creators, performers, and various vocations continually evolve in the production and presentation in the arts.