Concert Band: This class, designed for students ready to build on skills and knowledge previously acquired in a middle or High School (9-12) instrumental ensemble, promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of music through performance of high-quality wind and percussion literature. Rehearsals focus on development of critical listening/aural skills, individual musicianship, instrumental technique, refinement of ensemble skills, and aesthetic engagement culminating in periodic public performances.
Wright Middle School
General Music: Students explore the essential elements of 20th- and 21st-century music in America and global cultures. Participants focus on the creation, use, and performance of music; and the modes of listening, distributing, and gaining access to music.
Instrumental Techniques Mariachi: This class provides an opportunity for students to learn the music and culture of Mariachi. Students learn instrumental and vocal skills to perform and preserve the traditional music of Mexico. The class provides instruction in Violin, Trumpet, Harp, Guitarrón, Vihuela, Guitar, Voice and Music Theory. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
Glencliff High and Wright Middle Mariachi performance times TBA.