Band                                                      4 credits

This class is designed to help students make improvements in the areas of melodic and harmonic reading, develop sight-reading skills, improve knowledge of harmony and chords, learn to arrange songs, make improvements in melodic improvisation, improve students’ technique and develop a wide range of repertoire. The SVC Concert Band will focus on the study of various jazz, classical and popular music styles and will present a final concert at the end of the semester. Meeting for combo rehearsal and lectures, students in this course must own or rent an instrument and come prepared with a pencil, staff notebook and wire music stand. All instruments, levels and abilities are encouraged.

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