Valley High School Choirs


A Cappella:
    A Cappella Choir is a core choir consisting of an auditioned group of grade 11-12 who would like a large ensemble experience.  Class will include study of advanced vocal techniques and exercises, review of basic music theory and terminology, advanced sight-singing, study of the human voice, vocal health, and the history of choral music through performances of various styles of vocal literature.  Each semester A Cappella Choir will study and rehearse music to be performed at specified concert and contest times.  The course includes several evening concerts  (see calendar) each semester and additional non-scheduled calendar events that may arise.  Students enrolled in the choir may audition for state solo and small ensemble contest and jazz and show choir ensembles.  Group Voice Lessons and Sectionals are required of all singers in this ensemble and will be scheduled on a rotational basis with the Director for assessment purposes.


Concert Choir:
    Concert Choir is a core choir designed for the grade 10-12 student who is interested in singing.  Class will include study of intermediate vocal techniques and exercises, review of basic theory and terminology, intermediate sight-singing, study of the human voice, vocal health, and history of choral music through performances of various styles of vocal literature.  Each semester the Concert Choir will study and rehearse music to be performed at specific concerts and contests.  The course includes several evening concerts (see calendar) each semester and additional non-scheduled calendar events that may arise.  Students enrolled in Concert Choir may audition for state solo and small ensemble contest and audition for jazz and show choir ensembles. Group Voice Lessons are required of all singers in this ensemble and will be scheduled on a rotational basis with the Director for assessment purposes.


Select Treble Choir:
    Select Treble Clef is a core choir for students in grades 10-12 who have a treble voice. Class will include study of vocal techniques and exercises, theory and terminology, sight-singing, study of the human voice, vocal health, and history of choral music through performances of various styles of vocal literature. Each semester the Select Treble Clef will study and rehearse music to be performed at specific concerts and contest. the course includes several evening concerts (see calendar) each semester and additional non-scheduled calendar events that may arise. Students enrolled in STC may participate in solo and small ensemble contest, state large group contest and may audition for jazz and show choir ensembles. Group Voice Lessons are required of all singers in this ensemble and will be scheduled on a rotational basis with the Director for
assessment
 purposes.


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