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Chorus

6th Grade Beginning Chorus:
This course continues building on the music theory and performance topics the students began in elementary school.  We focus on reading music, choral performance, sight reading and music theory.  The group performs several concerts over the course of the school year.

7th Grade Girls Chorus:
This course continues building on the skills acquired in beginning chorus.  Focus continues on music theory, musical literacy, sight singing and choral performance.  The students also begin singing in three parts on a regular basis (SSA literature).  The group performs several concerts over the course of the school year, both at TCMS and at other venues.

7th Grade Mixed Chorus:
This course continues building on the skills acquired in beginning chorus.  Focus continues on music theory, musical literacy, sight singing and choral performance.  The students also begin singing in three parts on a regular basis (Three Part Mixed literature).  The group performs several concerts over the course of the school year, both at TCMS and at other venues.

8th Grade Girls Chorus:
This course continues building on the skills acquired in intermediate chorus.  Focus continues on music theory, musical literacy, sight singing and choral performance.  The students also continue singing in three parts and sometimes four parts.  (SSA and SSAA literature).  The group performs several concerts over the course of the school year, both at TCMS and at other venues.  The 8th grade choruses have the most intensive performance schedule.

8th Grade Mixed Chorus:
This course continues building on the skills acquired in intermediate chorus.  Focus continues on music theory, musical literacy, sight singing and choral performance.  The students also continue singing in three parts and sometimes four parts.  (Three Part Mixed and SATB literature).  The group performs several concerts over the course of the school year, both at TCMS and at other venues.  The 8th grade choruses have the most intensive performance schedule.

Boys Chorus:
Boys Chorus is actually a club open to any boy at TCMS (6th, 7th and 8th graders).  The group meets once or twice weekly and performs on all three "All Chorus" Concerts at TCMS.  They also perform at venues outside of the school as well.  This club focuses on building confidence and vocal technique with the boys.