Lesson Plans
SR. HS Choir 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/18/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
This week has four rehearsal days.
We will devote the time to our two contest pieces
Erev Shel Shoshanim:
1. reading rhythms in context of phrasing
2. marking score for dynamics, breathing
3. practicing Hebrew pronunciations with vowels and consonants needed for clear articulated singing.
4. working for emotional depth through understanding of text
5. understand the structure of the music in thematic form and harmony treatments
On God and Not On Human Trust
1. work on ensemble awareness; listening for interplay of parts
2. finishing putting themes three and four together
3. work on text vowels and consonants
4. mark breaths and dynamics
5. practice concepts of Baroque performance: style and layering of parts
6. impress upon the singers the independence of their parts
7. rhythmic integrity is crucial