O’Connor Bands

Marching Band

 

BAND – COLOR GUARD
This course is designed to provide students with instruction in the four elements of color guard including dance, flag, rifle, and saber. Students will also be expected to learn and use proper terminology and performance etiquette. Class activities will include performances, skill tests, and written assignments. All course objectives are aligned with Arizona College and Career Ready Standards and/or national standards and support school-wide efforts to increase student achievement. 

GRADE: 9-12

CONCERT BAND 

This course is for the student who requires further training in music fundamentals in concert band literature. Participation in non- school hour rehearsals and performances is required. 

GRADE: 9-12 LENGTH: Year 
CREDIT: 1 

SYMPHONIC BAND 

The course emphasizes concert performance in concert band literature. 
Participation in non-school hour rehearsals and performances is required. 
GRADE: 9-12 

Wind Ensemble
This course emphasizes advanced concert band literature and performance. Participation in non-school hour rehearsals and performances required. 

GRADE: 9-12 
PRE-REQUISITE:  Audition

JAZZ ENSEMBLE
This course emphasizes jazz performance in jazz band literature. Participation in non-school hour rehearsals and performances is required. 
GRADE: 9-12 

PERFORMANCE JAZZ 
This course emphasizes advanced jazz literature and performance. Participation in non-school hour rehearsals and performances is required. 
GRADE: 9-12 

ORCHESTRA 
This course is for the student who requires further training in music fundamentals in orchestral literature. Participation in non-school hour rehearsals and performances is required.
GRADE:9-12