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(MUS-S-CONCETORC)FEES

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743 CONCERT ORCHESTRA (MUS-S-CONCETORC) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Experience on an Orchestral Stringed Instrument. Students will study and perform intermediate level literature from stylistic periods. Individual practice outside of school time is required. Attendance at frequent evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

749 STAGECRAFT

    (1/2 credit per semester, grades 9 12) (1st semester is a prerequisite for 2nd semester)

    Students will acquire a basic knowledge of theatre physical spaces, terminology, tool safety and shop procedures, types of scenery/properties and their construction: as measured by written examinations, projects, labs and performance evaluations. ;

759 BAND AUXILIARY (MUS-S-AUX) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: None, some outside school rehearsals. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniforms.

    Open to all students, this class is an auxiliary unit in the marching band in the Fall, and an independent ensemble in the Spring. It involves the use of dance, flags, rifles, and other various props in performance. No previous experience is required. All training, including dance lessons, is provided as part of the course. Participation in evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

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     773 WIND ENSEMBLE (MUS-S-WIND) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval.

    Spring semester only. Open to all interested students; students will be selected by audition for the Wind Ensemble. Students have opportunities for solo, ensemble and full band experiences. Participation in evening/week-end concerts, festivals and some evening rehearsals is required. Auditions are held late in the Fall semester.

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     774 BEGINNING DRAMA (MUS-S-INTRODRAMA)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) (1st semester is a prerequisite for 2nd semester). Course involves basic principles of voice and diction, pantomime, character analysis, and oral performance. Also included are theatre history, structure of drama, and a somewhat limited opportunity to participate in one-act play production.

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     776 INTERMEDIATE DRAMA (MUS-I-DRAMA)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Beg. Drama.

    This is an intermediate course in acting, concentrating on specific skills to encourage individual improvement. Second semester is not a repeat of the first, but rather a continuation of skill building and work with drama. !;

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     778 ADVANCED DRAMA (MUS-A-DRAMA) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval. This is a performance class with an emphasis on production. Limited after-school and evening rehearsals. This class is responsible for one production each semester and enrollment is by audition only. This course may be repeated for credit. !;

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780 CANYON PLAYERS (MUS-A-DRAMA) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. This course is designed for the serious drama student devoted to maintaining excellence in theatre production. Each student will participate in all aspects of theatre production. After-school and evening

    rehearsals required. This course may be repeated for credit. !;

782 JAZZ BAND or 783 JAZZ COMBO FEES: $20.00

     (MUS-S-JAZZ/MUS-S-JAZZCOMBO)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Year-long class. Open by audition only to students who want to learn to perform various styles of music, including jazz, rock, and popular music. Some aspects of modern music theory and jazz improvisation will be covered. Students must be able to read music. Participation in evening/week-end concerts and festivals is required. Auditions are held late in the Spring semester for the following school year. !;

784 MARCHING BAND WINDS/PERCUSSIONS FEES: $20.00

     (MUS-S-MARCHING/MUS-S-PERCUSSION)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    Fall semester only. Open to all interested students. Students have many opportunities to perform in the community, athletic events, parades, and festivals. Participation in evening/week-end rehearsals and performances is required. !;

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     786 MUSIC THEORY (MUS-S-MUSTHEORY) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Beginning music reading skills and instructor approval. This is the study of the elements of music including beginning harmony, chord structure, scale structure, dictation, and modern chord notation and structure, as well as a study of the history of music and musical style. Performance, composition, and independent study may also be a part of the curriculum of this class. Students must have the ability to read either treble clef or bass clef and have basic rhythm reading skills. !;

788 SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MUS-S-SYMPORC) FEES:

    $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Experience on an Orchestral Stringed Instrument. Audition and instructor approval required.

    Students will study and perform advanced level literature from stylistic periods. Individual practice outside of school time is required. Attendance at frequent evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

789 MUSIC APPRECIATION (MUS-S-MUSAPPRE)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12)

    This class is for students who have an appreciation for music but don't want to participate in a performance-based course. Students in this class will be introduced to the elements of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture and form and will learn the basic concepts of music theory. This class will also provide an opportunity for students to develop a strong, critical ear through aural examples and encourage concert attendance for performance evaluations. !;

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     791 ADVANCED PLACEMENT MUSIC THEORY FEES: $20.00

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    (1/2 credit per semester) (gr. 10 12 Prerequisite)

    Prerequisite for this course will be one year of standard Music Theory, or a score of 80% or higher on an

    approved entrance exam designed by the instructor. The student’s ability to read and write musical notation is fundamental to such a course, and it should also be assumed that the student has acquired at

     !;least basic performance skills in voice or on an instrument.

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792 SYMPHONIC BAND (MUS-S-CONCERTSYM) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval.

    Spring semester only. This is open to students who play a band instrument. Individual skills, concert literature, and various musical styles will be explored. Students will have an opportunity for solos, small ensembles, and full-band experience. Participation in evening/week-end concerts and festivals, is required. Auditions are held late in the Fall semester. !;

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     794 CONCERT CHOIR (MUS-S-CONCERT) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    Open to students who can successfully pass audition, have had Mixed Chorus or equivalent voice training. There are opportunities for participation in programs, concerts, and music festivals. !;

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     796 CANYON SINGERS (MUS-S-CANYONSING) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    This is a select group of 16-24 auditioned singers whose musical ability, interest and vocal skills meet the requirements of a rigid vocal and dance audition. Emphasis is on skilled and select musical performance, plus public performances and entertainment for civic clubs, churches, school functions, outside school time. This small chamber group will perform a varied repertoire of music from Classical to Modern and varied genres. Ensemble is also open to pianist, bass, guitar and drums. Acceptance by audition only. !;

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     797 WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE (MUS-S-WOMENSENS) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    This is a select group of female voices whose membership consists of students who have met entrance requirements plus a voice test audition. A study of the fundamentals of music as applied to the music of the voice in solo or chorus. Basic musicianship, aural perception skills, sight-reading and music theory will also be integral to the course content. Carefully chosen choral literature in three and four-part harmony will highlight a rewarding group experience, develop musical sensitivity and strengthen each singers musicality. Emphasis is on public performances, many of which are outside t