Lesson Plans
Charger Chorus 7-8 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/26/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
Vocal Skills: Continue work with alignment and relaxation. Move ahead with discovery breathing and breath pacing/management.

Ensemble Skills: Listen across the choir to different groups. Entertain lots of questions. Do solfege echo patterns
Tuesday:
Rhythmic Literacy: Practice meter conducting with cut time and 6/8 Practice contrasting beat and rhythm. Use rote songs. Do echo patterns and also practice macro and micro beat and movement.

Songs: When the Train Comes Along, Happy Are They, River is Up, Ram Sam Sam
Wednesday:
Tonal Literacy: Work with phrasing, styling, tonal contour. Use slates to outline, listen for minor and major

Do short phrases of notes in rote exercises, add hand signs on second day
Thursday:
Harmonic Literacy: Practice ostinatos with rote songs using sol and do and alternately la and mi for minor songs
Friday:
Music Analysis
Listening Analysis:
Listening to selves for contrast in phrasing. Experiment a lot
and ask a lot of questions
 
 
 
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