- Instrumental Music
- Literary Media & Communications
- Museum Studies
- Technical Design & Production
- Visual Arts
- Vocal Music
"I use my music to move these people to act."
- Jimi Hendrix
Instrumental Music students receive classical training in applied music, music theory (reading and writing) and piano, and participate in performing ensembles. Major ensembles include: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and String Ensemble. Smaller ensembles draw from students in each studio. Students perform annually as soloists at monthly recitals and prepare a 20-minute solo recital in their senior year. Music electives for third- and fourth-year students include composition, music technology, and music history.
Summer 2018 Theory Packets
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Applied Instrument Technique I||Applied Instrument Technique II||Applied Instrument Technique III||Applied Instrument Technique IV|
|Piano Theory 1 or as assigned through testing||Theory 2 or as assigned through testing.||Theory 3, AP Theory (must successfully pass proficiency exam), Jazz Combo 1 (Audition)||AP Theory, Composition (elective course must have successfully completed Theory III), Jazz Combo 2 (Audition)|
|Primary Ensembles 1 (Jazz Orchestra, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble) or secondary instrument||Primary Ensembles 2 (Jazz Orchestra, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble) or secondary instrument||Primary Ensembles 3 (Jazz Orchestra, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble) or secondary instrument||Primary Ensembles 4 (Jazz Orchestra, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble) or secondary instrument|
|Sight Singing I (except Strings, not including Guitar), Secondary Ensemble 1 -could be an additional primary ensemble or (i.e. Flute ensemble, Clarinet ensemble, etc..)||Secondary Ensemble 2 – Can be an additional primary ensemble||Secondary Ensemble 3 – Can be an additional primary ensemble||Secondary Ensemble 4 – Can be an additional primary ensemble|
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