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Secondary Music - Instrumental - Level 2
Core Standards of the Course
Strand: PERFORM (L2.MI.P.)
Students will analyze, interpret, and select artistic work for performance. They will develop techniques and concepts to refine artistic work and express meaning through the presentation of musical works (Standards (l2.MI.P.1–8).
Select, with limited guidance, appropriate music for a solo or ensemble performance, with consideration of student ability, preparation time and target audience, and explain why each piece was chosen.
- Major scales in expanding ranges
- Minor scales
- Chromatic scales
- Rhythmic accuracy
- Note accuracy
- Ensemble listening
- Targeted practice techniques
- Ear training
Watch and respond appropriately to the conductor and perform with technical accuracy, utilizing appropriate phrasing, dynamics, style, tempo, balance and blend to express ideas and emotions.
Strand: RESPOND (L2.MI.R.)
Students will perceive and analyze artistic work and process. They will interpret intent and meaning, and apply criteria to evaluate artistic work and process (Standards L2.MI.R.1–6).
Respond to a musical performance by identifying the musical elements within a piece and in a given context, discuss their effect on both listener and performer, and exhibit appropriate performance demeanor and audience concert etiquette.
Strand: CONNECT (L2.MI.CO.)
Students will synthesize and relate knowledge from personal and collaborative experience to make and receive art. They will relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding (Standards L2.MI.CO.1–4).
http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Cathy Jensen and see the Fine Arts - Secondary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - DIANA SUDDRETH .