Advanced Band is a performance based class for the young, advanced musician. Advanced Band is an opportunity for students to further develop their musicianship skills rehearsing and performing with a more advanced level ensemble, and learns more rigorous musical repertoire throughout the school year. Elite opportunities such as auditioning and performing with the All District Band, WKU Honor Band, and performing with MCHS Falcon Band are available for the Advanced Band members.
Concerts for Advanced Band include but are not limited to: Christmas Concert and Spring/End of Year Concert
The core music standards for Middle School grades in Kentucky are centered around four arts processes: creating, performing/producing/presenting, responding, and connecting.
The anchor standards focussed on in the Humanities Rotations are:
Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.