Performing Groups

Performing Groups

The Desert Ridge High School Band Program offers many great opportunities for students to explore and develop their musical and performing talents.

Concert Band I

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 2 Semesters (1st & 2nd) 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Study of standard concert band literature –
performance experiences.
Course may be repeated for credit but not for a grade.

Concert Band II (Percussion Class)

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 2 Semesters (1st & 2nd) 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Study of standard to advanced concert band literature – performance experiences.
Course may be repeated for credit but not for a grade.

Symphonic Band

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 2 Semesters (1st & 2nd) 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Study of standard and moderately advanced concert band literature – performance experiences.
Course may be repeated for credit but not for a grade.

Wind Ensemble

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 2 Semesters (1st & 2nd) 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Study of moderate and advanced concert band literature – performance experiences.
Course may be repeated for credit but not for a grade.

Varsity Marching Band

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester (1st ) 1/2 Credit
Prerequisite: Teacher approval. Study of contemporary marching band styles-performance experiences.

Jazz Band I

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 1 Semester (2nd) 1/2 Credit
Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Concurrent enrollment in another music class and teacher approval. Study of standard contemporary/traditional jazz styles – performance experiences.

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