Intermediate Band is designed for the student who has at least one year of experience in band but is not yet in the high school band. The student will learn more advanced techniques of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. The student will learn to count more complex rhythms ,ear training techniques to assist in intonation, note reading for the extended range of each instrument, ensemble techniques and more advanced sight reading. The student will be given the opportunity to perform both in an ensemble and as a soloist.
Grades will be determined on an accumulated point system with points awarded based on performance through weekly playing tesst and on a daily basis through class participation. One concert will be given each semester and included in that semester's grade.