Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/29/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements:Do personal surveys this week. Letters will be going out regarding the Chicago trip. We will start the quarter's singing goals,and repertoire
Singing Skills/Reading:
Start the 7 skills for singers. work a lot on posture, relaxation, breathing, opening the mouth, jaw and throat
This year we are doubling our efforts on music reading. This week will be rudiments of note names and scale tones and rhythms
Repertoire:We have some lovely pieces this year for the festival. We started with Lonesome Dove, and will introduce Consort of Voices, and True Light this week
Music Analysis Skills:We began the analysis of Lonesome Dove and will continue throughout the week looking at its structure and treatment of the elements.
Interdisciplinary Work:
Start vocabulary charts this week- text words, music terminology, anatomy/singing skills words.