Lesson Plans
High School Choir 9-12 3rd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/12/2015 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: This week we will work on Barbershop music, having students try out the preliminary solo and ensemble music chosen for them.
Cookie Dough sales will start this week.
We will start getting new choir students fitted for tuxedos
Voice Skills:
New skills grid will be handed out this week along with anatomy sheets for level 2 students
Over arching concept is BREATH ENERGY: it creates and affects articulation, tone, and intonation. So we will work those three areas simultaneously body and breath for singing with good energized and healthy sound that is in tune. Vocabulary will include articulation, intonation, anatomy
Music Reading Skills:
Scale sheet, rhythm patterns and tonal patterns for "Suo Gan"
Students will be marking do's and sol's throughout the piece in their working copies
Key of C and a minor for level 1
Key of G and e minor for level 2
New rounds
Music Analysis Skills:
Finish analysis of Suo Gan; mark music for breathing, pay attention to dynamics
Start analysis of Benedictus
Start Happy, Sweet Caroline, and Let it Go