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Pre-Requisite:  * = By audition Instructor Approval - Wind and percussion players must be concurrently enrolled in the appropriate Wind Band or Percussion course

Course Description:    Students enrolled will study and perform advanced Big Band Jazz and Latin musical styles. Music literature will be of exceptional quality, representing a variety of historical periods. Methods for improvisation also will be studied. Extra rehearsals and evening and weekend concerts are required.

Work Load:  All MIHS band students are expected to practice regularly. The amount of outside of class practice time will vary with the individual student. In addition to home practice, students enrolled attend one sectional per week as well as regular evening rehearsals prior to performances.

Why would you be interested in the Class:   The MIHS band program is the largest student organization on campus and is composed of students from all grades, interests and abilities. Students joining the MIHS band program can expect to be a part of a hard working, creative, diverse team of learners that work together to achieve at the highest level.

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  • Fine Arts - Performing