Revised 8/13

All 7th grade students are required by ISD 279 to take music. Students must select one of the following courses in order to meet this requirement.

Band 7

Pre-requisite: Membership is contingent upon successful completion of Band 6 or audition with the orchestra director. Band 7 is not open to beginners.

In this year of the band program, instrumental sections meet in class every other day. You can expect your performance skills and musical knowledge to grow quickly! The sections combine into the full band and perform two evening concerts during the year. Your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Boys Choir 7/Girls Choir 7

Seventh grade choir is for students who enjoy singing! Choir classes meet every other day. You can expect your singing skills and musical knowledge to grow quickly! Sections combine into a larger choir and perform two evening concerts during the year. Your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Orchestra 7

Pre-requisite: Membership is contingent upon successful completion of Orchestra 6 or audition with the orchestra director. Orchestra 7 is not open to beginners.

In this year of the orchestra program, all string instruments meet together every other day. You can expect your performance skills and musical knowledge to grow quickly! The orchestra performs two evening concerts during the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Music Around Us

What role does music play in our lives, and in the lives of people around the world? What role has music played in earlier times in history? Answers to these questions may surprise you! This course is for students not participating in one of the performance classes (choir, band, or orchestra).

 

MUSIC Electives

 

Band 8

Pre-requisite: Membership is contingent upon successful completion of Band 7 or audition with the band director.

As your skills develop, so does the satisfaction you gain from playing your instrument! In daily band rehearsals, you will be learning more advanced playing techniques and expanding your knowledge of music and music theory. The band performs several evening concerts throughout the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Choir 8

This choir is for all students who enjoy singing! In daily rehearsals, you will be exposed to a variety of music. You will continue to develop your performance skills, and expand your knowledge of music and music theory. The choir performs several evening concerts throughout the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Orchestra 8/9

Pre-requisite: Membership is contingent upon successful completion of Orchestra 7 or audition with the orchestra director.

As your skills develop, so does the satisfaction you gain from playing your instrument! In daily orchestra rehearsals, you will be learning more advanced playing techniques and expanding your knowledge of music and music theory. The orchestra performs several evening concerts throughout the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Band 9

Pre-requisite: Membership is contingent upon successful completion of Band 8 or audition with the band director.

Your musical skills are continuing to develop, and you are ready to explore more challenging and interesting band music. In daily band rehearsals, you will be learning more advanced playing techniques and expanding your knowledge of music and music theory. The band also performs several evening concerts throughout the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

 

Choir 9

This choir is for all students who enjoy singing! As a member of this choir, you will be exposed to a variety of music, continue to develop your performance skills, and expand your knowledge of music and music theory. The choir performs several evening concerts throughout the year and your participation in these concerts is required.

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Brooklyn Junior High 7377 Noble Ave. N Brooklyn Park, MN 55443   Principal  Kim Monette  Assistant Principal Megan Havelak

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