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Offered: Grade 11
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
Type of Credit: Performing Fine Arts

The purpose of this course is to develop the ability to apply the knowledge of styles and techniques of varied contemporary popular and jazz literature. The content shall include the study and performance of varied medium level popular and jazz idiomatic literature. Improvisation, characteristic tone, individual and ensemble performance techniques, and an appreciation of the history of jazz in the United States are emphasized and applied. After school rehearsal and performances are a part of this course.