NCHS Visual and Performing Arts Dept.:
Mr. Scott Cranston
Grade: 9 - 12
Duration: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: Participation in the 8th Grade Band or Concert Band in the previous year or completion of “Standards of
Excellence” Book 2 in private study or instrumental class.
Credit: 0.5 per semester
Concert Band is a full year course that consists of exploring and performing many different styles of music written for wind and percussion instruments. The Concert Band functions as both a concert and pep band, and performs at numerous concerts, parades, football games, and festivals throughout the year. Class times are by arrangement with the teacher and may be scheduled opposite alternate day courses such as PE, resource, science lab, etc. Students are assessed through performance, written and aural assessments.