Music

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Instrumental Music Courses

Concert Band: Concert band plays music of an upper junior high through college level.

Jazz Ensemble: Jazz Ensemble is a group of selected members of concert band and orchestra. It provides students the opportunity to experience music of the jazz idiom. Perform at contests, school events, and for area businesses.

Orchestra: Orchestra students will play music of an upper junior high through college level.

String Ensemble: Composed of select orchestra students. Students will play music of an advanced to very advanced level.

Pep Band: Composed of students in concert band, orchestra, and choir. They will play for varsity boys’ and girls’ home basketball games. All music students are welcomed.

Music Theory: This class is designed for the purpose of exposing students to the fundamentals of music. This class is a priority for students aspiring to obtain high musical understanding.

AP Music Theory: This class is a college preparatory course designed to prepare students for the AP examination and college music theory application.

Worship and Creative Arts: Students in this class will learn the fundamentals of leading a congregation into praising and worshipping God. They will learn why we worship and what worship is.

The following ensembles are composed of students in the concert band. Students have the opportunity to perform at contests, school events, area businesses, etc.

  • Brass Choir
  • Clarinet Choir
  • Flute Choir
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Saxophone Choir
  • Woodwind Choir

Vocal Arts Courses

Junior High Choir: This course will teach students the joy of singing and how to develop vocal talent, by performing in concerts, contests, and ministry performances. Students are expected to participate in occasional performances after normal school hours.

Concert Choir: This course will teach students the joy of singing and how to develop their voice. The class is designed to improve each student’s musical ability. They perform at concerts, contests, and school events.

Show Choir: This course is a group of selected members of the high school choir, by audition only. It provides students the opportunity to experience show choir music and choreography from all eras. Students perform at concerts, contests, and in the community.

Epiphany: This course is an a cappella mixed singing group for guys and girls, mainly upperclassmen, that requires a great deal of skill and discipline. It is by audition only. Students will perform a mixture of pop, contemporary, gospel, and hymn a cappella singing, as chosen by the director. Performance opportunities include concerts, contests, and community performances.

Vocal Pointe: This course is a female acapella singing group that requires skill and discipline. It is by audition or invitation only. This group is designed to teach a cappella singing preparing students for the high school course of Epiphany. A variety of pop, contemporary and Christian music will be performed. Performance opportunities include concerts, contests, and community performances.

Accomplishments

Concert Band

  • First Place, “Music in the Parks” festival, Disneyland, 2011.
  • Top Rating, Wisconsin State Music Association Large Ground Contest, 1998-2011.

Orchestra

  • First place with a Superior rating, “Music in the Parks” festival, Disneyland 2011.
  • Top rating, Wisconsin State Music Association Large Group Contest, 2001-2011.

Choir

  • First place with a Superior rating, “Music in the Parks” festival, Disneyland 2011.
  • Top rating, Wisconsin State Music Association Large Group Contest, 2004-2011.
  • Performed in Philadelphia Thanksgiving Parade, 2006.