Intermediate Strings is aligned to DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards Arts, CCRSA (National Core Art Standards, NCAS). Intermediate Strings (year-long) course is designed to acquaint students with intermediate to advanced instrumental music skills which include, but will not be limited to, the following content: intermediate to advanced level sight-reading skills; discrimination of pitch; absolute essentials for playing in tune; intermediate to advanced rhythm concepts and patterns; techniques for achieving the essentials of unity, balance, and contrast in performing string music; the study of all major and minor scales; the opportunity of performing a variety of good musical repertoire; and listening skills development.
Course Note: Enrollment in this course requires teacher permission, audition may be required. This course satisfies the Fine Arts (1 credit) graduation requirement. Repeatable Course - Subsequent Enrollment Requires More Rigor.