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Jazz Ensemble 6th-8th (5329)


Grade Range:
 6–8
 Prerequisites:
 Ability or interest in learning to play an instrument in the jazz style; audition and selection by teacher
 Course duration:
 One semester; may be repeated for credit
Course Description:
 This course is designed for instrumentation and/or voices of musically developing students. It consists of an ensemble appropriate for performing a variety of jazz literature. The course builds on fundamental instrumental techniques, ensemble performance, and introduces the jazz idiom to middle-school students.

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