Percussion 4

Instructor: Donald Lee Ritchie

Grades 9-12

Prerequisite: audition required

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Offers advanced-level performers an alternative ensemble experience to large band and orchestra. Emphasizes the performance style and literature of the instrumental chamber group medium. Includes brass, woodwind, percussion, and string ensembles. Covers performance and production, analysis and theoretical studies, creative aspects of music, historical and cultural influences and music appreciation. May require some rehearsal time after school.