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Strings
Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass are taught in a group setting by expert tutors. Students will work on solo repertoire and technique for evaluation as well as preparing ensemble pieces for community performances. Music theory will also be an integral part of the program.
 
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STRINGS COURSES 

AMS1OW - STRING TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: Audition

This course emphasizes the performance of string music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. There is a theory book fee of $20.00

 

AMS2OW - STRING TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMS1OW or Audition

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of string music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures. There is a theory book fee of $20.00

 

AMS3MW - STRING TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMS2OW or Audition

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of string music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMS4MW - STRING TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMS3MW or Audition

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of string music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.