Junior Band

The Junior Band serves as a training ensemble for Senior Band. Emphasis is placed on continued development of technical and ensemble playing through the use of scales, chorales, and band literature. The Junior Band is required to perform in two public concerts as well as additional appearances in school or civic functions, music contests, and festivals. Continuing students are expected to participate in the Marching Band the following year for a minimum of one year.

Students must be able to attend occasional after-school and evening rehearsals.

Students must own or rent an instrument by the end of the first week of class.

Private instruction is encouraged.

Open to: Grades 7, 8, 9 Term: 2 sem
Credit: 1 unit (Non-Academic Credit)

Prerequisite: Beginning or Intermediate Band & Teacher Approval

Pay to Particpate: Purchase of a method book ($10) plus $25 which will help with equipment and music purchases.

Performance Attire: white shirt or blouse and black slacks or skirt with black dress shoes
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