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Chamber Strings Beginning  (5135)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 Ability or interest in learning to play a string instrument and teacher selection
 Course duration:
 One semester; may be repeated for credit
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
Course Description:
 This one-semester course provides instruction in the basic principles of musicianship, notation, music terminology, ensemble playing and standard string literature. Expertise and appreciation is gained through performance of a wide variety of musical literature. Instruction in music theory is introduced and reinforced.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.