Music Courses

Stage Band

This ensemble is open to high school instrumental students who are looking for an advanced, more intense, musical experience. Participation in Stage Band is by audition only, and interested students should plan to audition in the year prior to taking the course. Stage Band participants rehearse and perform a variety of challenging, professional-level music from […]

Select Choir

Select Choir is a smaller, select choral group for high school chorus members. Participation in Select Choir is by audition only, and interested students should plan to audition in the year prior to taking the course. Once students are accepted into this ensemble, they “hold their places” until they graduate or decide not to participate. […]

Musical Theater

This course is offered during TA’s second semester and corresponds with the production of the spring musical. Students who plan to audition for the musical should sign up for the full block of Musical Theater in both the third and fourth quarters. Students interested in tech crew must request permission from the instructor to take […]

Instrumental Ensembles

Instrumental ensembles meet daily for a half block and perform concerts in December and May and at various assemblies and celebrations throughout the school year. Concert attendance is mandatory and is part of the student’s grade for the course. Students will learn and perform music of various styles and eras. Emphasis will be placed on […]

Chorus

Choral Music provides training and performance opportunities for all interested students. The course explores music from a variety of eras, styles, and cultures, and teaches students the basics of how to follow choral scores and read music. Students in Choral Music work together to create a bright, expressive choral sound and unified ensemble. Performances (in […]

Beginning Instruments

This course is designed for students with little or no experience on a musical instrument. Students in the course work out of a method book and learn proper playing technique, scales, music reading skills, and appropriate care of their instruments. The course explores music from a variety of styles and eras, and students are expected […]