Department of Defense Education Activity

MUI301: Beginning Band (2022)

Beginning Band (year-long) course is aligned to DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards Arts, CCRSA (National Core Art Standards, NCAS) the  course is designed to introduce 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.