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Welcome to LMS Chorus! Please check here for information regarding grading, events, concerts, and anything else you would like to know about what's going on!

All About Mrs. Fortner

I was born and raised in Tifton, GA and was a member of Chorus from 6th grade until I graduated from Tift County High School. In Tift County, I performed with both concert choir and show choir, and I participated in the GMEA All-State Chorus event from seventh grade on. After graduating from Tift County, I attended Shorter College in Rome, GA and obtained my degree in Music Education. Being in a Chorus program has afforded me several opportunities over the years. I have sung for the President of the United States, been to California, Washington, D.C., New York, and various other states, and have even traveled to Italy to sing at the Vatican! Since I started teaching in 2010, I have taught both middle and high school (grades 6-12). I am so excited to be starting year seven of my career!



Grading

  • Weekly grades are given based on students' performance in rehearsals. These grades will be called "Rehearsal Skills" and include, but are not limited to, demonstration of the following every day:
    • Proper vocal technique
    • Active participation
    • Music literacy
    • Historical and cultural music knowledge
  • All concerts and performances are counted as test grades.
  • Students will be given summative and formative assessments regularly in the form of:
    • Sightreading tests
    • Scale tests
    • Part checks
    • Theory quizzes


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