Music Classes

Da Capo Singers:
 
This is an extremely high-achieving vocal ensemble made up of male and female voices (voicing depends on choral department enrollment). The goal of this class is to explore choral music at its highest level. This is accomplished through disciplined rehearsal, disciplined home practice, and dedication. The student will gain an appreciation of several styles of vocal music and skills required to acquire highest quality vocal production. Private lessons are recommended.

Jazz Choir:

This is an extremely high-achieving vocal ensemble. The goal of this class is to explore choral music at its highest level. This is accomplished through disciplined rehearsal, disciplined home practice, and dedication. The student will gain an appreciation of several styles of vocal music (focusing mostly on jazz) and the skills required to acquire highest quality vocal production. Private lessons are recommended.

Ladies First:

This is an extremely high-achieving, all women's vocal ensemble. The goal of this class is to explore choral music at its highest level. This is accomplished through disciplined rehearsal, disciplined home practice, and dedication. The student will gain an appreciation of several styles of vocal music and skills required to acquire highest quality vocal production. Private lessons are recommended.

Jazz Band:

The goal of this class is to further individual and group musical knowledge and instrumental ability through study, practice, and performance. Concerts, contests, Pep Band, and special public relations engagements are among the performance requirements of this group. The student will strive to master his/her instrumental technique and performance skills during rehearsal and private practice. Students will practice and perform a variety of styles of music appropriate to the jazz ensemble. As part of the student's grade, he/she is expected to attend all performances,  perform in all Pep Band musical functions and related group activities (i.e. summer rehearsals, group retreat). Private lessons are recommended. 

Concert Band:

The goal of this class is to further individual and group musical knowledge and instrumental ability through study, practice, and performance. Concerts, contests, Pep Band, and special public relations engagements are among the performance requirements of this group. The student will strive to master his/her instrumental technique and performance skills during rehearsal and private practice. Students will practice and perform a variety of styles of music appropriate to the ensemble. As part of the student's grade, he/she is expected to attend all performances,  perform in all Pep Band musical functions and related group activities. Private lessons are recommended. 

*Pep Band:

Pep Band is a high-energy music entertainment group for all home varsity football and boy's and girl's basketball games. The Pep Band combines the Concert Band and the Jazz Band to support Fife High School athletes and is a required ensemble for all FHS band members. Each student is expected to perform at all Pep Band scheduled events, and if the Fife team advances to the playoffs, there will be additional games the Pep Band will perform in. 

*Pep Band is not a separate class taught during the school day. However, Pep Band participation is a requirement for all FHS Band members. 
 

                                        
The FHS Da Capo Singers
The FHS Jazz Choir
The FHS Ladies First Ensemble
The FHS Jazz Band
The FHS Concert Band
The FHS Pep Band