Band 30

5 Credits

Prerequisite: Band 20 or Band 20AM

Continued development of technical skills and facility on the instrument forms part of this course. This course is an ensemble based music performance course. Developing a greater under-standing of the intricacies of their instrument and preparation for possible solos will be included. In music theory, students will have a working knowledge of harmonic structures, composition and arranging activities. Varied music history projects will be included. Students enrolled in the Band 30 timetabled class, are strongly encouraged to also enrol in Band 35AM (Morning Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble). Students who are in an IB program or who cannot fit Band 30 into their timetable because of academics should enrol in Band 30AM. All other students should be registered in Band 30. All Band 30 and Band 30AM students will participate in the Symphonic Band or Wind Ensemble dependent upon teacher recommendation.