San Ramon Valley High School

Glass, Cheryl Yee » Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band

Students in Symphonic Band will:
  • Learn proper instrumental performance skills which include posture, proper breathing techniques, articulations, and playing skills.
  • Develop their understanding of music terminology, theory and reading skills.
  • Build performance and sight-reading skills.
  • Strive to build range, tone quality, perfect intonation and individual technical facility.
  • Read music that contains medium difficult technical demands
  • Read music that contains expanded ranges
  • Sight read music at a grade 3+ to 4 URL difficulty level
  • Display an understanding of minor scales and key signatures
  • Understand how the elements of music and expressive devices are used in music from diverse genres and cultures.