Visual & Performing Arts - Buford

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

9105

ART  7–Semester – 18 weeks

 

Grade:

7

The objective of this course is to develop an interest in the visual arts through application, art history, art theory, and formal discussions.  This objective will be met by developing basic art skills using various mediums.   The course will explore line, value, perspective, basic design, and color theory. 

 

 

9106 Y

ART  7 – FULL YEAR

 

Grade:

7

Prerequisite:

Teacher Recommendation and a good foundation in basic art skills

 

The full-year art program is for students who want to focus on developing their visual art skills to a higher level.  The course will introduce different forms of 3-D art including papier-mâché, wire, and clay.

 

 

9115

ART 8 – FULL YEAR

 

Grade:

8

Prerequisite: 

Teacher Recommendation and a good foundation in basic art skills

Students will use a variety of mediums in developing painting and sculpture skills.  Students produce works that are developed from preliminary ideas and sketches.  They compare and contrast art from different world cultures and investigate how content can influence meaning. 

 

9116

ART 8 – 18 weeks

 

Grade:

8

Prerequisite: 

None

Through application, art history, art theory, and formal discussion, students will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the visual arts. The course will explore line, value, perspective, basic design, printing, sculpture, and color theory.  Students will be responsible for creating, organizing, and maintaining a portfolio. 

 


 

9231

BAND 7

 

Grade:

7

This course will focus on developing musicianship by studying chromatic scale, major scales, drums (rudiments and various rolls), intermediate methods and rhythms, concert music, and rehearsal skills

 

9234

BAND 8

 

Grade:

8

Prerequisite: 

Audition and Teacher Recommendation

This course will focus on developing musicianship by studying chromatic scale, major scales, drums (rudiments and various rolls), intermediate methods and rhythms, concert music, and rehearsal skills.

 

9236

ORCHESTRA 7

 

Grade:

7

Prerequisite: 

Audition and Teacher Recommendation

The Buford Orchestra program is arranged into four different levels – beginning, lower intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced.  Each level focuses on playing technique, music literature, and performance appropriate to the level of the class. 

 

 

9239

 

ORCHESTRA 8

 

Grade:

8

Prerequisite: 

Audition and Teacher Recommendation

The Buford Orchestra program is arranged into four different levels – beginning, lower intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced.  Each level focuses on playing technique, music literature, and performance appropriate to the level of the class. 

 

9245

INTRODUCTION TO GUITAR – 18 weeks

 

Grade:

Prerequisite:

7 and 8

No previous experience is necessary

Beginning Guitar gives students the opportunity to learn via collaboration with peers, to gain responsibility and self-discipline through musical expression in a group activity.  This course will include the study of beginning guitar techniques such as basic scales, strumming patterns, arpeggios, use of a pick, and chord progressions.

 

9255

INTRODUCTION TO PIANO I – FULL YEAR

 

Grade:

Prerequisite:

7 and 8

Instructor’s permission

Class piano is for beginning piano students at the 7th and 8th grade level who have had little to no previous keyboard experience.  Two textbooks are utilized--"The Older Beginner" (method book) and "Musicianship for the Older Beginner" (theory workbook), with additional solo method books.

 


9285

CHORUS 7 – FULL YEAR

 

Grade:

Prerequisite:

7

None

Come be a part of the Buford Middle School Chorus! This course is emphasizes intensive instruction in vocal techniques, reading and writing of music, vocal expression, dynamic contrast, singing in three and four part harmonies, musical notation, diction, sight reading, ear training, and breathing techniques.

 

9285

CHORUS 8 – FULL YEAR

 

Grade:

Prerequisite:

8

Prerequisite: Audition and/or teacher recommendation

Come be a part of the Buford Middle School Chorus! This course is emphasizes intensive instruction in vocal techniques, reading and writing of music, vocal expression, dynamic contrast, singing in three and four part harmonies, musical notation, diction, sight reading, ear training, and breathing techniques.

 

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