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SYMPHONIC BAND

Grade: 9-12

Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE:
Ability grouped by department through audition

NOTE: This group combines with Concert Band to form marching band during 1st quarter of school year. Marching
band fees are required. Auditions from Marching Band into Concert/Symphonic Band are mandatory and will be a part
of the 1st semester grade. Select wind players will combine to perform with Symphony Orchestra (LSHS/LSN only).

This class is designed around highly advanced musical content and requires quality musicianship and self-discipline.
The class also further develops instrumental music skills in tone production, rhythm study, music notation, dynamics,
articulation, musical style and expression. Performances are a major part of this course. The marching band appears
at all home football games and competes in marching competitions. Attendance is required at all rehearsals and
performances. Formal dress purchase or tuxedo rental is required for this class. A district activity fee of $50.00
applies to this course.