Beginning Band is a performance based class where students learn the fundamentals of playing an instrument, reading music, and performing together in an ensemble.
Performances include a Christmas Concert and a Spring/End of Year Concert. Other performance opportunities may arise throughout the school year.
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.