Music

NOON HOUR BAND 9/10/20/30

Prerequisite: At least one year's experience on a band instrument

This class is for all students at Balfour who are interested in playing a band instrument.  We meet every Tuesday and Thursday at noon.  The group also participates in music festivals and concerts as well as a year-end, out-of-town tour.  This is a non-semestered, one-credit class.

NOON HOUR CHOIR 9/10/20/30

This class is for all students at Balfour who are interested in singing.  We meet every Monday and Wednesday at noon and sing a variety of music from classical to popular.  We are also involved in several performances throughout the year including an out-of-town spring tour.  Come out and join us!! This is a non-semestered one-credit class.

JAZZ BAND 10/20/30

Prerequisite: At least one year's experience on a band instrument. Participation in Orchestra 10/20/30 is recommended.

Come and swing with us! Jazz Band is a class for students who want to further their skills and appreciation of jazz, with an emphasis on jazz music through instrumental performance in a jazz band setting. This performance group rehearses Monday and Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m. Listening skills, theory and history also supplement the program. This is a non-semestered, one-credit class.

JAZZ CHOIR 10/20/30

PrerequisiteParticipation in Choral 10/20/30 is recommended.

This class meets Tuesday and Friday mornings at 7:30.  The course outline for this class is designed to further the students’ skills and appreciation of music through vocal jazz performance. Listening skills, theory, and history will also supplement the program.  This is a non-semestered, one-credit class.

GUITAR 10

This class is designed as an introduction to playing guitar.  Students will develop their skill on the instrument in addition to learning to read music and tablature.  This is a semestered, one-credit class.

GUITAR 20

This class is designed for players who have previously developed skills on guitar.  Playing techniques, different genres of music and note reading will be explored in this class.  This is a semestered, one-credit class.

Students completing all music levels at Balfour will have a solid background to further their studies and performance in any area of music if they so choose!