Grade: 10-12 College Credit: 1.0 semester BY AUDITION ONLY HS Conversion Credit: .5 This course partially fulfills the Arts Standard Credit.

Advanced band, yearlong course, the PLHS Symphonic band is designed to provide the platform for advanced musical study. In this course students will develop & grow as musicians, performing most compositions with one individual per part. The symphonic band is designed to provide students with an opportunity for in- depth study in areas of: chamber music & wind band literature as it applies to their instrument. Through this study students will understand the cultural & artistic relevance of particular compositions throughout history. Members of the ensemble compete at MSHSL contests and perform 3 concerts a year. Students have the opportunity for solo/ensemble and touring during the year. Participation in Pep Band is required. The symphonic band is an audition only class, which consists of 9th- 12th grade students. *Students must meet College requirements to qualify for college credit. Symphonic Band I, II, III & IV are available.