Performing Arts Courses

 

 

 

Welcome to the ZCHS Performing Arts section of the course planning guide.

Performing Arts Courses Quick Reference

 

State Course Title

 ZCHS Course Title

Course Length

Prerequisite

Grade Level

Band

 

 

 

 

Dance Choreography

Color Guard

One Semester

Audition

9-10-11-12

Intermediate Concert Band

Freshman Band

Full Year

Passing Grade in Middle School

Ensemble(s)

9

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Band

Full Year

Audition

9-10-11-12

Applied Music

Modern Band

One Semester

Ability to play guitar, bass, drum set, keyboard, or sing

9-10-11-12

Advanced Concert Band

Orchestral
Winds 

Full Year

Audition

10-11-12

Advanced Concert Band

Percussion Ensemble

Full Year

None

9-10-11-12

Advanced Concert Band

Symphonic
Band 

Full Year

None

10-11-12

Advanced Concert

Band

Wind
Ensemble 

Full Year

None

10-11-12

Choir

 

 

 

 

Beg. Chorus: Soprano – Alto

Ladies' Cadet Choir

Full Year

None

 

9-10-11-12

Beg. Chorus:

Tenor - Bass

Men's Cadet Choir

Full Year

None

9-10-11-12

Intermediate Chorus

Chorale

Full Year

Vocal Proficiency

10-11-12

Choral Chamber Ensemble

Chamber Choir 

Full Year

Audition + one year

of HS music

10-11-12

Advanced Chorus

Choralaires

Full Year

Audition + one year

of HS music

10-11-12

 Advanced Chorus

Royalaires 

Full Year

Audition + one year

of HS music

10-11-12

Orchestra

       

Intermediate 

Orchestra

Concert Orchestra

Full Year

Passing Grade in Middle School

Ensemble(s)

9

Advanced Concert Band

Orchestral
Winds (H)

Full Year

Audition

10-11-12

Advanced  
Orchestra
Philharmonic
Orchestra (H)

Full Year

Audition

10-11-12

Advanced

 

Orchestra
Sinfonia
Orchestra 

Full Year

Audition

10-11-12

Non-Performing

 

 

 

 

Music Theory & Composition

Music Theory AP

Full Year

2 years of music training and

ability to read music

11-12

Electronic Music 

Electronic
Music I

One Semester

None

9-10-11-12

Electronic Music

Electronic 
Music II

One Semester

Electronic Music 1

9-10-11-12

Music Theory & 

Composition

 Songwriting

One Semester

None

9-10-11-12