Band: – 2 semesters, 1 credit: A performing group that will accept any student who has basic to advance skills on a band instrument. The band will perform locally throughout the year. A limited number of instruments are available for rent through the school. Other rental arrangements must be made by the student with a music company of their choice.
Choir – 2 semesters, 1 credit:
General Choir: No audition required; light performance schedule throughout the year, dress attire is required. Class meets two times per week.
Select Choir: An auditioned, performing group which meets five times per week. Average 1 – 2 required performances per month. Special dress attire is required for all chorale members. Requirements for auditions are: basic knowledge of music reading (or willingness to learn); ability to sing and carry a part; flexible schedule for required appointments; love for music.
Orchestra: A class that meets once a week on Wednesdays, 3:15 – 5:00 pm. Auditions required. Must play at a 3-3.5 level of difficulty. Will perform on several occasions throughout the school year.
Art I – 2 semesters, 1 credit: Concentration on basic drawing techniques. The student will be introduced to basic shapes, shade and shadow, perspective, vanishing point, and similar introductory concepts. The Art I student will be expected to complete at least one plastic or wooden model and have a final art project ready for display each semester.
Art II – 2 semesters, 1 credit: Prerequisite: Art I. Art II will cover advanced art techniques of color and design, Art II students will be asked to provide a final color project for each semester, encouraged to complete at least one sculpture of free form project and present a portfolio for the Spring Show.