Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 1 Orchestra members receive training in a wide variety of repertoire with an emphasis on string techniques, stylistic interpretation, and performing original orchestrations of standard orchestral literature. In addition to the daily classroom studies,
Prerequisite: Music reading ability and instructor approval Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 1 Credits: 0.5 Students will study the basic, rudimentary elements of music. Areas to study include intervals, keys, chord structures, scales, rhythm and meter, and basic part writing.
Prerequisite: Music Theory I or teacher recommendation Grade Level: 10-12 Semesters: 1 Credits: 0.5 According to the College Board, “the ultimate goal of an AP Music Theory course is to develop a student’s ability to recognize, understand, and describe the
Prerequisite: Music, Technology and Business I or instructor approval Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 1 Credits: 0.5 This course builds on the knowledge of the music business and MIDI recording learning in Music, Technology and Business I. Students will learn recording
Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 1 Credits: 0.5 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Music Theory I Students will build upon rudimentary musical knowledge and expand their study of more complex music elements.
Grade Level: 10-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 1 Students continue to study guitar techniques. Students are required to provide their own 6-string acoustic guitar and an additional set of strings. Students may have the opportunity to perform at scheduled music performances
Prerequisite: None Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 1 Students learn the fundamentals of playing the guitar. Classical techniques provide a foundation for other technique development, which may include jazz and rock. Students are required to provide their own 6-string
Prerequisite: none Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 0.5 or 1 Choir is open to all students. Students who enroll in Choir will be assigned to Freshman Choir, Cantabile Choir or Concert Choir based on grade level and experience. Students
Prerequisite: placement audition Grade Level: 10-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 1 Bel Canto and Chorale placement are based on student auditions. There are four evening choir concerts that occur throughout the school year, two per semester. Concert participation is a course
Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 2 Credits: 1 Students who enroll in Band will be assigned to a performing group based on the recommendation of the director. (At Andrew, this course encompasses both the marching band and concert season.) In addition