1676 Concert Choir

1 year, .5 credit, grades 9-12  (Meets fine arts requirement)
This class will be scheduled during the period 3 block.  Students who select Concert Choir only will have two rehearsals and two study halls per week.

Overview:
The concert choir is open to students who are able to match pitch and who desire membership in an active vocal performance group.  Training is provided in the following areas:  vocal production, sight singing and ear training, interpretation and expression, rehearsal techniques, visual and vocal performance skills.  This is a performance class featuring a broad variety of musical styles, sung in three and four-part harmony.  Membership in the mixed chorus is the most consistent training area offered for regular vocal study and is a prerequisite for application to district festivals and All State.  
Materials:
All music is provided.  Students will be required to wear button-down white shirts and black skirts (females) or dress pants (males) for performances.
Expectations:
Students will be expected to participate in all rehearsals by actively learning their music. Performance attendance is mandatory and constitutes a significant portion of student assessment.  Students will perform in a variety of concerts throughout the school year and are expected to arrive on time for vocal warm ups, in performance attire, with notes and words memorized.
Homework:
Written homework is rarely assigned, however, students are expected to memorize all music prior to performance and may borrow music to study at home for that purpose.
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