Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 2nd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/13/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Main Goals for this Week: Work with accompanist for Hallelujah Chorus, Sleigh Ride.
Practice movement for Calypso Noel in gym.
Complete study guide together for Terms from this quarter; use for test next week
Complete study guide together for Voice Skills from this quarter; use for test next week
Complete purple song analysis two sided paper
Voice Skills: compressed, energized released breath
wide breath, releasing the sound
sound originates back of head, up and over
resonance in the nasal area, feeling vibrations
released voice, lifted palate at back of throat
two types of articulation of breath
articulation of consonants
continue to do exercises requiring listening for singing in tune
Music Analysis:
Students need to complete the purple sheet with two types of analysis, one on each side. They use portfolio study sheets, and may work with a partner.
Listening Analysis:
Recording on Wednesday, listening chart fill out, inside portfolio
Calypso, Good News, Bell Carol are completed
Sleigh Ride, ending and middle bridge section need some work
Hallelujah Chorus: final third needs some drill