Department of Defense Education Activity

MUI101: Beginning Band M (2021)

Beginning Band (year-long) is aligned to DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards Arts, CCRSA (National Core Art Standards, NCAS). This course includes four artistic processes of creating, performing, responding and connecting and introduces students to the following: basic instrumental music techniques such as tone production, articulation, breath control, pitch discrimination; melodic and rhythmic concepts and patterns; sound practice skills and habits; solo, ensemble, and full group rehearsals; a variety of instrumental repertoire; experiences in performing; basic techniques for composition; basic understanding of repertoire selection; basic improvisation skills; simple ways to respond to music.