Lesson Plans
Choir 9-12 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/08/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
Announcements:
Clothing committee final decision; follow up with year's outline paper for students
Songs selections 4,5 should arrive
People needing make up work-get done this week
Pre test for Level II students sight reading
Self evaluation grids handed out
Tuesday:
Voice Skills/Ensemble Skills:
Breathing, Alignment, Relaxed face, jaw, throat, open mouth, new: vertical vowels sound production. Assess this week
Level I Vocab: vertical, phonation, exhalation, tension
Level II Vocab: external intercostal muscles
Wednesday:
Music Reading Skills/Theory:
Level I: introductory solfege in Key of C practice and review
Level !!: Key of G exercises and melodies
Both- rhythm practice
Level I Vocab: solfeggio, whole step, rhythm, syncopation, home tone
Level II Vocab: pentachord, harmonic minor pentatonic, theme and variations
Thursday:
Music Analysis Skills:
Analyze rhythm and melody of Hey Ho, Nobody at Home per standards packet
Friday:
Repertoire:
Lone Wild Bird: tone production, vowels, emotions in text
Hey Ho Nobody: harmonic minor intervals, breath energy for style, phrasing, form study
Power and the Glory: precision breath onsets with rhythmic energy, big sound with correct vowel formation
Monday:
Announcements:
Clothing committee final decision; follow up with year's outline paper for students
Songs selections 4,5 should arrive
People needing make up work-get done this week
Pre test for Level II students sight reading
Self evaluation grids handed out
Tuesday:
Voice Skills/Ensemble Skills:
Breathing, Alignment, Relaxed face, jaw, throat, open mouth, new: vertical vowels sound production. Assess this week
Level I Vocab: vertical, phonation, exhalation, tension
Level II Vocab: external intercostal muscles
Wednesday:
Music Reading Skills/Theory:
Level I: introductory solfege in Key of C practice and review
Level !!: Key of G exercises and melodies
Both- rhythm practice
Level I Vocab: solfeggio, whole step, rhythm, syncopation, home tone
Level II Vocab: pentachord, harmonic minor pentatonic, theme and variations
Thursday:
Music Analysis Skills:
Analyze rhythm and melody of Hey Ho, Nobody at Home per standards packet
Friday:
Repertoire:
Lone Wild Bird: tone production, vowels, emotions in text
Hey Ho Nobody: harmonic minor intervals, breath energy for style, phrasing, form study
Power and the Glory: precision breath onsets with rhythmic energy, big sound with correct vowel formation
 
 
 
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