Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/19/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements:Vocal Jazz on Wednesday again this week
Choralaires and Boys' 50's start next week
We are beginning to make some progress with our sound. Students are encouraged to seek out opportunities to help with fundraisers in the coming weeks.
Singing Skills:working with the Seven Fundamentals for Singers. We are working on #3 relaxes and open face, mouth, jaw, throat #4 vertical space for vowel shapes #5 inner smile-lifting of the soft palate
Music Reading Skills:more rhythms added to c major note reading both clefs.do some chorales, two part exercises and rounds still in C
Vocabulary etc./Music Analysis/Listening Skills:Portfolios will be passed out on Tuesday. The first analysis will be due on Friday. Study help will be offered on Friday a.m. of this week.
Start vocabulary, and start anatomy
Repertoire:Lonesome Dove,(doing clean up) Consort of Voices (working difficult spots) True Light (working the last third with the countermelodies) Viva la Quince (drill rhythms and the Spanish) Hashivenu (working range difficulties)