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AHS Music Courses 202
AHS Music Courses

Grade 9 Instrumental Music       Repertoire                 AMR102
 
AMR1O2
This grade nine repertoire instrumental course goes hand-in-hand with the grade nine instrumental course below. It is the
continuation of concert band during the semester students are not in class. Through sectional rehearsal and full band
rehearsal, students complete the activities necessary to earn this half credit and to continue their instrumental music skills.
This course emphasizes the performance of music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed
at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will participate in creative activities that teach them to listen
with understanding.
They will also learn correct musical terminology and its appropriate use.
CREDIT: 0.5
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMU1O1 - Music
 
Grade 9 Instrumental Music               AMU101
 
AMU1O1
Music at Aurora High offers outstanding experiences outside the classroom and develops life-long friendships. This grade nine
instrumental music course is open to new and experienced musicians who want to be involved in making good music. This
course emphasizes the performance of music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skills and is aimed at
developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will participate in creative activities that teach them to read music
and to listen with understanding. They will also learn correct musical terminology and its appropriate use. Students are
encouraged to take the accompanying repertoire credit to be able to participate in the special opportunities offered to
the concert band in second semester of grade nine. Get involved. It’s worth it.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMR1O2 - Music, Repertoire
 
 
Grade 10 Instrumental Music                  Repertoire             AMR202
 
AMR2O2
This grade ten instrumental music course is a continuation of the half course offered in grade nine and occurs in semester one
while the students are not yet in class.  It is the formation of the grade ten symphonic band consisting of band rehearsals and
sectionals throughout the semester in preparation for semester two. It goes hand-in-hand with the grade ten instrumental
course listed below. This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between
challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will
also be required to develop a thorough understanding of music, including the elements, and terminology.
 
CREDIT: 0.5
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMR1O2 - Music, Repertoire
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMU2O1 - Music
 
 
Grade 10 Instrumental Music     AMU201
 
 
This grade ten instrumental music course occurs in semester two and is a continuation of the concepts learned in AMU1O1.
Students in the symphonic band must be in this course in order to participate in the band. This course emphasizes performance
at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative
activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the
language of music, including the elements, terminology, and the performance and history of the American Jazz Idiom.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMU1O1 - Music
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMR2O2 - Music, Repertoire
 
 
Grade 11 Instrumental Music            Repertoire          AMR3M1
 
AMR3M1
This grade eleven instrumental music repertoire course is a full credited course that is co-curricular with the grade eleven
instrumental music course. It occurs in the semester the students are not in class and is a mandatory component of their
musical involvement in a senior level music course. This course develops students’ artistic knowledge and skills through the
performance of music and preparation of musical productions. Students will perform appropriate works, particularly works in
contemporary popular styles.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMR2O2 - Music, Repertoire
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMU3M1 - Music
 
 
Grade 11 Instrumental Music   AMU3M1
 
AMU3M1
This grade eleven instrumental music course is the continuation of the grade ten instrumental course and offers students new
challenges and new opportunities at the senior level. This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and performance of
various kinds of music, including baroque and classical music. Students will perform technical exercises and appropriate repertoire,
complete detailed creative activities, and analyse and evaluate live and recorded performances. They will continue to increase
their understanding of the elements of music while developing their technical and imaginative abilities.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMU2O1 - Music
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMR3M1 - Music, Repertoire
 
 
Grade 12 Instrumental Music            Repertoire          AMR4M1
 
AMR4M1
This grade twelve instrumental music repertoire course is a full credited course that is co-curricular with the grade twelve
instrumental music course. It occurs in the semester the students are not in class and is a mandatory component of their
musical involvement in a senior level music course. This course develops students’ artistic knowledge and skills through the
performance of music and preparation of musical productions. Students will perform appropriate works, particularly works in
contemporary popular styles.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMR3M1 - Music, Repertoire or AMU3M1 - Music
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMU4M1 - Music
 
 
Grade 12 Instrumental Music   AMU4M1
 
AMU4M1
This grade twelve instrumental music course is the continuation of the grade eleven instrumental course and offers students
new challenges and new opportunities at the grade 12 level. This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and
performance of music from the romantic period and the twentieth century. Students will concentrate on developing interpretive
skills, leadership skills and the ability to work independently. They will also complete complex creative projects.
 
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMU3M1 - Music
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AMR4M1 - Music, Repertoire

 

 

 



 

 
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