Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/26/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements:Vocal Jazz, Choralaires, Boys' 50's all up and running this week. Students are selling chocolate bars and QSP (Reader's Digest Company)Christmas items. We are making progress on our money goal to get to Chicago in March. Our festival is in three weeks
Voice Skills:Continuing our work on 7 Fundamentals for Singers. Alignment, Breath energy, relaxed and open jaw, throat, mouth, creating vertical vowels, and sending sound towards the face are all in the mix these last weeks. We will do some pertinent anatomy towards the end of the week
Music Theory/Reading Skills:We are working on intervals of seconds, thirds, singing solfege, reading in keys of C and G and F
Music Analysis/Interdisciplinary Applications: Students are finishing up their first music analysis sheet Monday and Tuesday. We have been doing voice skills vocabulary and vocabulary words that pertain to the songs we are singing; definitions included.
Lot of work on True Light. Continue to pull together Consort of Voices, Lonesome Dove.
Lot of work on Viva la Quince Brigada and Hashivenu