This class is for students that can play confidently in upper positions, and have good intonation and tone. Students will be performing literature that is both challenging and fun. Private lessons are necessary at this level. Students in this ensemble are required to participate in the MOST trip.
TEXTBOOK: Advanced Technique for Strings, a folding stand to bring to KEYS, 1/2"-1" black 3-ring binder, pencil, and a metronome/tuner for practice at home.
Recommendation by Mrs. Bryan or by audition. All instrumentalists must have excellent playing position, intonation, and a mature tone. Audition requirements: Violin: 2 octave E-flat Major and 3 octave G Major scales, a prepared piece from at least Suzuki Book 4 or equivalent, and sight-reading. Viola and Cello: 2 octave A Major and F Major scales, a prepared piece from at least Suzuki Book 3 or equivalent, and sight-reading. Bass: 2 octave A and F Major scales, a prepared piece from at least Suzuki Book 3 or equivalent, and sight-reading.
Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.
Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.
Please note the grade level for this class. Students younger than the recommended grade levels need special permission before signing up for the class. Please contact the office for more information.
What happens if a class is full? You may email email@example.com to be waitlisted.