Lesson Plans
9-12 Concert Choir 3rd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/09/2012 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: We are getting squared away on our Pops COncert.
We will be starting our contest music.
Students are getting lined up for the variety show
Voice Skills: We will spend another week reviewing last quarter's concepts of blend/breath energy, resonance, intonation, attacks/releases/diction, rhythmic energy/articulation We will do corresponding warm ups and exercises to understand and utilize these concepts.
Vocabulary Words: we will begin words relevant to our song selections, and do two words pertaining to voice skills this week
Reading Skills: continuing in the key of G we will do some four part chorales this week and a couple new rounds, as well as a group song with ostinato parts
Music Analysis: we will analyze our first contest piece, a Cuban folksong in Spanish, with African rhythms
Repertoire: we will work on the four selections we will be singing at the Pops Concert