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String Orchestra

Course Number: 9322
Subject: Fine Arts
Major/Program of Study: Elective General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Elective credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course is designed to focus on the orchestral string ensemble and the instruments of the string family – the violin, viola, cello and bass. Other instruments may be included from time to time at the discretion of the conductor. A variety of music will be performed utilizing many different styles of instrumental literature from Baroque period music to present-day Pops literature. Skill requirements for this class include counting, note reading, sight-reading, pitch recognition and performance technique specific to the instrument. Participation in a variety of performances is strongly encouraged.
Prerequisites and other notes: Prior instrumental instruction recommended, preferably in the middle school string orchestra program. This course meets the fine arts credit for graduation. CRHS campus only.