This one-year course is by audition only. It includes further development of instrumental skills necessary to become independent as musicians. The course emphasizes style development, musicality, articulation, dynamics, rhythmic patterns, and tone production. The importance of sustained group and individual effort is stressed. A progression of technical proficiency is expected. Emphasis will be placed on having a variety of performing experiences. This course may be repeated for credit. This course will fulfill the one arts/humanities credit required for graduation.