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Magee Music Department
Where Music LIVES!
Magee Secondary School
6360 Maple Street
Vancouver BC Canada
Phone: 604 713 8200
Fax: 604 713 8209
BAND 8 (MMU--08BA)
In Band 8, students will learn the fundamentals of playing a band instrument from one of the following categories - brass, woodwind, percussion or bass. Students will continue their development of musicianship, sight reading, theory, and ear training through a variety of band repertoire. This course is open to beginners as well as advanced players. Beginning band students will receive the additional training needed to integrate them with the advanced players. Leadership opportunities exist for advanced players.
BAND 9 (MMU--09BA)
Prerequisite: Band 8 or permission of the teacher.
In this intermediate level Concert Band, students continue their development of musicianship, sight reading, theory, and ear training through a variety of band repertoire.
CONCERT BAND 10 (MMCB-10)
CONCERT BAND 11, 12 (MIMCB11/ MIMCB12)
Depending on their abilities, band students in Grades 10-12 will be split into one of two senior bands, Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band. Wind Ensemble enrolment is limited by instrument requirements and by audition. Symphonic Band has no enrolment limitation or audition requirements. Students receive band credit according to their grade regardless of their ensemble placement.
Prerequisite: Band 9 or previous course in sequence or permission of the teacher.
In these senior level concert bands, students have the opportunity to continue their development of musicianship, sight-reading, theory and ear training through a variety of sophisticated concert band literature.
JUNIOR JAZZ BAND 8 (MMU–08JB)
JUNIOR JAZZ BAND 9 (MMU–09JB)
SENIOR JAZZ BAND 10, 11, 12
(MMJB-10, MIMJB11, MIMJB12)
Jazz ensemble students are placed in an appropriate grade level ensemble based on an audition. Emphasis is on ensemble playing, as well as developing improvisational skills and soloing techniques as students progress though the levels from junior to senior jazz band.
Wind Ensemble 2010-2011