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Instrumental Music I:  Marching Band (9-12)

  • Prerequisites: A previous course in band, audition, or teacher recommendation / Teacher approval to add or drop course

  • Course Sequence:  Marching Band & Concert Band

Lenoir City High School Marching Band is the most visible aspect of the band program, performing across the country each year. Stemming from a long history of success, the band is very active and competitive in maintaining their tradition of excellence. Performances include football games, pep rallies, parades, competitions, Veterans Day concert, Fine Arts Showcase, and a Christmas Concert. Auditions for Color Guard and Drumline are held each May. Audition information is on the website. Other opportunities stemming from participation in marching band include honor bands and clinics, jazz band, pep band, winter guard, indoor drumline, spring band trips, and other special events from time to time. Please refer to the band website for more information as well as a 4-year plan for band students. For the program to excel, all instrumentalists should also sign up for AIM II. 

 

Instrumental Music II:  Concert Band (9-12)  

  • Prerequisites: A previous course in band, audition, or teacher recommendation / Teacher approval to add or drop course

  • Course Sequence:  Marching Band & Concert Band

Lenoir City High School Symphonic Band is the premiere instrumental ensemble. This ensemble also has a long history of excellence, and strives to continue that tradition through each performance. Performance possibilities include local concerts, Fine Arts Showcase, musical, Regional Festival, State Festival, and national performances. Other opportunities include band trips, honor bands and clinics, jazz bands, and other special events. Please refer to the band website for more information.  

 

Instrumental Music III:  Honors Instrumental Music (10-12)

  • Prerequisites: Advanced Instrumental Music I or Adv. Instrumental Music II

This class is designed for a more in-depth study of instrumental music performance and wind band history. Areas of emphasis may include individual performance, instrumental technique, music theory, wind band history, and regional performance opportunities. This is a yearlong course in which students receive a fine art credit in the Fall and another in the Spring. This class will meet simultaneously with Marching Band and Symphonic Band, but will include honors level assignments and grading. 

 

Music History (9-12)

  • Prerequisites: A passing grade in an Intermediate or Advanced level Vocal or Instrumental Class

Music History is a comprehensive class designed primarily for non-musicians. This class will study multiple elements of music including the evolution of music, styles of music, compositional techniques, and the role music plays in society. The course is designed for non-musicians to expand their knowledge of music and to develop a deeper appreciation for music. Students who are musicians can take the class to deepen their knowledge of music.