Lesson Plans
JR. HS Choir 4th Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/13/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: Boys really benefited from trip to Mankato State. Their tone and volume have improved significantly. Girls are improving in their volume as well
We are focusing on interval singing, reading, chords in tune, and solid vowel pronunciation. This week we will work further on sight reading again and rhythms.
Working with "Free and Glad to Be Me"
"We're the Men" and
"Down By the Riverside"
Music Analysis: We finished "Free" and this week will turn our attention to "Down by the Riverside"
We analyze the treatment of the music elements (rhythm, harmony, melody, text, form, texture) within the song, and look for music markings as well
Music Theory/Music Reading:
We are singing different scales with notes as well as do-re-mi, chords, and sight reading treble and bass clef.
Voice Skills:
Open back of throat
Sending sound forward
Using abdominal strength to support the vocal cords
Tall vowels
Singing on air, but also energized.