Advanced Orchestra [Course Number: 275002]
Credit: 1 (Grades 9-12)
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation.
Course Description: Technical and expressive skills increase in difficulty as students demonstrate mastery of a variety of articulations, bowings, positions, required scales, and arpeggios. Students at the advanced level perform, discuss, and critically evaluate characteristics of more elaborate musical compositions. This is a performance-oriented class, and students are active in numerous concerts and events. As a co-curricular ensemble, performances outside regular school hours are required.