Lesson Plans
Choir 2nd Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/14/2005 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics

This week we will be continuing new piece: "He is Born"
All five selections are now chosen:
'Festive Gloria"
"He is Born"
'Mary's Boy Child"
"Still the Holiest Night"
"Let the Tiny Baby Come In"
Music Reading:

We are continuing working on sightreading in the keys of C, G, F
Also renewed emphasis on reading rhythms

Voice Skills:
We are continuing working on balancing the breath and the voice, understanding how resonance works in the vocal tract,
New this week: we will practice and experiment to understand how the voice accomodates singing high notes and adjusting the range of the voice.
Students are encouraged to contribute ideas for interpretive and expressive singing of our selections. Notes and rhythms are pretty much learned on all five pieces now. Those are our next directions. Diction, dynamics, phrasing...
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