Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 2nd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/28/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Concert is in three weeks.
Vocal jazz and Boys' 50's as scheduled. Choralaires will be Friday this week.
Final Avon order will go in on Tuesday. THIS IS IT FOLKS!
We will do cookie dough in January, and then that will complete fundraising from this end.
Voice Skills/Vocabulary:
We are working on Five Fundamentals of Choral Singing. Last week the concept was resonance. This week we will concentrate on intonation (singing in tune). Vocabulary words being introduced include: intonation,larynx. We will also be reviewing anatomy of breathing
Reading and Theory Skills:
We are continuing work in the key of G, reading exercises, rounds, part songs, and a chorale
Music Analysis/Vocabulary:We will finish analysis of Mary's Boy Child and possibly start on Silver Bells
Vocabulary words this week are from the Hallelujah Chorus and Silver Bells
1. Mary's Boy Child: making good progress
2. Hallelujah Chorus: second half this week
3. Welcome! Welcome!: clean up, finish
4. Silver Bells: this piece needs lots of attention this week
5. Good King Kong: this piece needs mainly drill
6. Angels We Have Heard: we need to move into polishing this piece.