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Welcome to the Orchard Park Music page

Chocolate Fund Raiser – We are fundraising to replace our ancient timpani.  Please consider helping us out by treating yourself (or someone else) this holiday season.

Here is the link to our Purdy’s fundraising page to support us with your purchase:

https://fundraising.purdys.com/825849-57489

To get to know us check out www.Youtube.com/soundofm and take the OP Music Tour.

EXPERIENCE THE MUSIC PROGRAM AT OP!

 


Music Staff 

Mrs. W. Young (Dept. Head)

If you wish to contact the Music Department you may call the school at (905) 662-3838  extension (244) and leave a message on the teachers voice mail.

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Course Information

Grade Course Code Course Name
9 AMI1O1 Music: Instrumental – Band, Open
10 AMK2O1 Music: Keyboard, Open
10 AMI2O1 Music: Instrumental – Band, Open
11 AMV3O1 Music: Vocal, Open
11 AMR3O1 Music: Repertoire, Open
11 AMH3M1 Music: Stage Band, University/College
11 AMI3M1 Music: Instrumental – Band,  University/College
11 AMK3O1 Music: Keyboard, Open
12 AMH4M1 Music:  Stage Band, University/College
12 AMI4M1 Music: Instrumental – Band, University/College
12 AEA4O1 Exploring and Creating the Arts, Open          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade: 9

Course Code: AMI1O1
Course Name: Music: Instrumental – Band, Open
Description: Students will continue to study the brass, woodwind or the percussion instruments learned in elementary school or in private lessons, as well as theory, listening, and creating.  Please list your concert band instrument in the space provided on your option sheet.

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Grade: 10
Course Code: AMK2O1
Course Name: Music: Keyboard, Open
Description: Students will learn to play the keyboard along with basic theory, listening, and creating.
Open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12 with no previous keyboard training/experience.

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Grade: 10
Course Code: AMI2O1
Course Name: Music: Instrumental – Band, Open
Description: Students will continue to study instruments learned in AMI1O1, through band repertoire, solo and small ensemble work, along with further improvement of their theory, listening, and creating skills.
Recommended courses: AMI1O1  or successful audition.

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Grade: 11
Course Code: AMV3O1
Course Name: Music: Vocal, Open
Description: Students will use their vocal music experience and abilities to plan, prepare and perform musical productions. Theory and technique are components. Students will attend a live professional performance at their own expense.

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Grade: 11
Course Code: AMR3O1
Course Name: Music: Repertoire, Open
Description: Students will use their instrumental music experience and abilities to plan, prepare, and perform musical productions. Theory and technique are components. Students will attend live professional performances at their own expense. Music in film will also be studied.
This is an all year course held outside of regular classroom hours (before & after school).
See a music teacher for specific details.
Recommended preparation: AMI2O1 or successful audition
Co-requisite: AMI3MI

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Grade: 11
Course Code: AMH3M1
Course Name: Music: Stage Band, University/College
Description: This course is designed for students with exceptional motivation. Through the study of stage band repertoire, performance skills will be developed at an accelerated rate. Listening, advanced theory, and creating are also components.
Prerequisite:  AMI2O1
Co-requisite: AMI3M1.

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Grade: 11
Course Code: AMI3M1
Course Name: Music: Instrumental – Band, University/College
Description: Students will continue to build skills in instrumental technique, solo and ensemble performance, listening, history/analysis, theory and creating.
This is an all-year course which is time-tabled for an average of one half-period per day at lunch.
Prerequisite: AMI2O1 or AMI1O1 but 2O1 is strongly recommended.

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Grade: 11
Course Code: AMK3O1
Course Name: Music: Keyboard, Open
Description: Skill development will continue in keyboard technique, theory, listening, and creating. Solo and ensemble performance will be expanded. Students will attend a live professional performance at their own expense and will participate in concert planning, preparation and performance activities.
Recommended Preparation: AMK2O1 or successful audition.

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Grade 12

Course  Code:  AMH4M1
Course Name:  Music, Stage Band, University/College
Description:  Students will continue to develop skills through the study of stage band technique and repertoire. as well as in listening, theory and creating.
Prerequisite: AMH 3M1 or AMI 3M1 with successful audition      

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Grade: 12
Course Code: AMI4M1
Course Name: Music: Instrumental – Band, University/College
Description: Instrumental technique, listening and analysis, theory, and creating concepts will be expanded. More emphasis will be placed on leadership and students will be required to hold regular sectional rehearsals for the concert band.
This is an all year course scheduled for an average of one half period per day at lunch.
Prerequisite: AMI3M1 

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Grade: 12
Course Code: AEA4O1
Course Name: Exploring and Creating the Arts, Open
Description: Students will use their instrumental music experience and abilities to plan, prepare and perform musical productions. Students will attend live professional performances at their own expense.
This course will run all year, outside of regular classroom hours (before/after school). 
See a music teacher for specific details.
Prerequisite:  AMI 2O1, but AMI 3M1 is strongly recommended.
Co-requisite:  AMI4M1

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Updated on Friday, October 05, 2018.
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