Read and experience music from many genres, both old and new! “Pops” band is for all instruments. Explore rock, jazz, popular, movie music and more! Play music of different eras, and learn about the history and characteristics of each piece played! Using pop music is a great way to continue developing reading skills while having fun doing it! Be engaged while embellishing your skills acquired during the school year! In addition, the following topics will be integrated where applicable.
Sight reading tips
Listening to recordings
How band ”pop” songs can emulate the original recordings
Finding and using on-line resources