There are many types of musical instruments in use today. From traditional to digital, musicians today have a wealth of choices in composing their music. In this section, we will explore the instruments commonly used in symphony orchestras, marching bands, jazz bands, and pop-rock bands today.
The symphony orchestra is commonly broken up into four families of instruments: strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. These four families are separated into groups based on how the musician plays them.
Assignment: Choose two instruments (each from a different instrument family) and answer the questions in classroom.google.com. Search the Internet for information about your chosen instruments to answer the questions.