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Instrumental Ensemble 1,2 (5101, 5102)

Grade Range:
 Ability to play an instrument; audition and selection by teacher
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
Course Description:
 This course is for students with musical experience. It will normally consist of one or two balanced ensembles. String, woodwind, brass, or percussion ensembles would be appropriate for this class. Students will learn and play a variety of challenging instrumental ensemble literature, focus on core VAPA music standards, and learn advanced techniques and skills on individual instruments. Students in an instrumental ensemble will participate in frequent performances.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Site-selected music.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.