Department of Defense Education Activity

MUI103: Advanced Band M (2021)

Advanced Band (year-long) is aligned to DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards Arts, CCRSA  (National Core Art Standards, NCAS). Enrollment in the Advanced Band M course requires permission of the Band Director, and may require an audition. The course is designed to acquaint students with advanced instrumental music skills. The content includes four artistic processes of creating, performing, connecting and responding and is not limited to, but includes the following: the interpretation and analysis of musical scores; the application of musical nuances in playing from a score; independent performance of all major and minor scales; advanced rhythm patterns; performance as a soloist and in small and large group ensembles; a variety of music repertoire including style, periods, forms, electronic music; intermediate to advanced level sight-reading exercises; and introduction to computer/synthesizer musical composition.