Students will rehearse as an ensemble, receiving instruction on marching techniques and concepts of musical performances. Students will perform in marching and concert activities, including parades, football games, concerts, festivals, and competitions. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
Hillsboro High School
Join us at Hillsboro High School for Festival of the Arts - a collaborative event showcasing our
This concert will feature the orchestra, band, and chorus.
This event will take place at Antioch High 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.
Guitar - Classical: Students develop guitar skills and knowledge, including simple and full-strum chords, bass lines and lead sheets, barre and power chords, foundational music literacy and theory, major scales, simple finger-picking patterns, and ensemble skills for a variety of music. Guitarists explore the careers and music of significant performers in a variety of styles. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
Strings/Orchestra – Elementary (K-4): Students who have little or no experience on violin, viola, cello, bass, or harp explore high-quality music literature written or transcribed for developing string orchestra. Study includes the development of foundational instrumental ensemble techniques, performance skills, music literacy, and aesthetic awareness. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
Chorus-Middle School (5-8): Students with little or no choral experience develop beginning vocal technique and skills, critical and creative thinking skills, and an appreciation of music from around the world and through time.