Lesson Plans
Choir 2nd Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/16/2006 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: Everything is due this week: make-up work, make-up lessons, concert make-up sessions, paperwork.
Voice skills tests for Girls is on Tuesday, for Boys on Thursday
Boys' 50's will be attending Barbershop Workshop on Saturday
Special Groups will practice: Choralaires on Wednesday, Boys on Thursday
Literature: We have started 2 pieces for the Pops concert which will be on February 13. We are waiting for 1 more in the mail.
We have started 2 selections for contest, and also await another in the mail.
Voice Skills: We are continuing to review all that we've learned so far this year, but our emphasis is on the resonance of vowels right now, and making efficient use of our voice in the production
of them
Theory: We've stepped up our sightreading again, special attention is being given to flats and sharps, and different keys, and also 'partsinging' while 'sightsinging'
Music Interpretation: I picked up some good ideas at the Dorian Festival about including student input in score marking to make the text and phrases come alive. The students are responding and giving lots of suggestions.