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All Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 MUSIC COURSES are available for all students of varying abilities and backgrounds. Students who have piano or guitar training are still required to take the Grade 9 program. Although such students are ahead of the average beginner there are many elements about mastering a band instrument that will be a new learning experience. Band instruments include flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba and percussion.




GRADE 9 MUSIC - Open

These courses emphasize the performance of music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and are aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will participate in creative activities that teach them to listen with understanding. They will also learn correct musical terminology and its appropriate use.

AMI1OS - (Beginners) or AMI1O (Experienced)
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC


Students with elementary school grades 7 or 8 music, should select the course for experienced musicians. AMI1O students may also select AMR1O Concert Band/Repertoire AMV1O VOCAL MUSIC Group and/or small ensemble

GRADE 10 MUSIC - Open

These courses emphasize performance at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will develop an understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history.

AMI2O
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - Band


Recommended Prerequisite: AMI1O - AMI2O students may also select AMR2O Concert Band/Repertoire

AMV2O
VOCAL MUSIC - Group and/or small ensemble


Recommended Prerequisite: AMV1O.

GRADE 11 MUSIC - Open

These courses develop student's artistic knowledge and skills through the performance of music and the preparation of music productions. Students will perform appropriate works, particularly works in contemporary popular styles. Independently and in groups, they will also plan, market, and produce music productions, making use of appropriate technology, and will evaluate the results.

AMI3O
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - Band


Recommended Prerequisite: AMI2O - AMI3O students may also select AMR3O.

AMV3O
VOCAL MUSIC - Group and/or small ensemble


Recommended Prerequisite: AMV2O

GRADE 12 MUSIC - UNIV/COLLEGE PREP.

This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and performance of music from the romantic period and the 20th century, i ncluding jazz, popular music, art music, and Canadian and non-Western music. Students will concentrate on developing i nterpretive skills, the ability to work independently, and will also complete complex creative projects making use of new technologies.

AMI4M
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - Band


Prerequisite : AMI3O AMI4M students may also select AMR4M

AMV4M
VOCAL MUSIC - Group and/or small ensemble


Prerequisite: AMV3O

AMR
- CONCERT BAND/REPERTOIRE - EARN A 9TH CREDIT

 
This non-semestered course is scheduled for 2 days a week, all year, 7:15 - 8:30 a.m. Plus students participate in compulsory ensemble performances. Students who select Concert Band should also select the co-requisite Instrumental Music course. AMR1O co-requisite AMI1O AMR3O - co-requisite AMI3O AMR2O co-requisite AMI2O AMR4M - co-requisite AMI4M