Appling Middle School

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7th Grade Orchestra

Amber Cleveland


Course Description

     In 7th Grade Orchestra, students will deepen their knowledge of playing stringed instruments.  Students will perform in chamber ensembles, participate in Solo & Ensemble, participate in Concert Festival, perform for recruiting purposes, and perform in at least 2 District Concerts.  By the end of their second year of Orchestra, students should be able to: play one octave C, G, A, F, Bb, and Eb Major scales; play a two octave D Major scale; complete book 2 of Essential Elements; sight-read at an intermediate level; have a clear understanding of historical time periods of music and the corresponding composers; and have a thorough understanding of basic music theory.