Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/27/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Voice Skills: Still working on the Seven Fundamentals for Singers. This week it is the inside smile and lifting the soft palate and sending the sound forward to get the ring. Practice with opening mouth/relaxed jaw, and vertical/horizontal vowels
Music Reading Skills: continue stepwise patterns, reading new rounds, Mozart, Coffee, work with the 4 functions of beat and conducting, multi tasking with rhythms
Music Analysis Skills: continue analysis of Down in the Valley with boys and Panis Angelicus with the girls. Students have portfolios to work on song analysis and a few other music reading skills.
Listening Skills: We will do a fair amount of listening for differences with small groups performing
Other Disciplines: Each group needs to assign people for their Civil War Topics
Repertoire: Work to the end: Battle Hymn and Hallelujah, Practice ending of Johny, Do middle section of Down in the Valley, Work the Latin for Panis Angelicus