Concert Choir

Thursday August 1st

  • Welcome!
    • Handbook & Procedure Info
    • Introductions
  • Warm-Ups
    • breathing & body alignment exercises
      • posture check
      • silent breaths
      •  in for 4, out for 8…
      • gauntlet
    • vocalises
      • ee slides – 151
      • 1131155154321 – zingazingazing
      • 13565 – zee ah
      • 12345, 12345, 58531 – vee/veh/vah, thee/theh/thah, zee/zeh/zah, tee/teh/tah…
  • Voicing

Friday August 2nd

  • Field trip to the new PAC!
  • Collect paperwork
  • Assign folders
  • Warm-Ups
    • breathing & body alignment exercises
      • posture check
      • breath tension check – tongue down? soft palette lifted? soft sounds?
      • gauntlet
    • vocalises
      • 1+2+3-2-1 – chromatic humming
      • 13565 – zee ah
      • 131518531 – nee eh nee oh nee ah
      • solfege scales – all state
  • Finish voicing

Monday August 5th

  • Music Literacy Review
  • Warm-Ups
    • breathing & body alignment exercises
      • posture check
      • breath tension check – tongue down? soft palette lifted? soft sounds?
      • gauntlet
    • vocalises
      • 1+2+3-2-1 – chromatic humming
      • 13565 – zee ah
      • 131518531 – nee eh nee oh nee ah
      • solfege scales – all state
  • Long, Long Ago – music reading exercise
    • rhythms
      • three kinds of notes – eighth, quarter, half
      • three kinds of rests – quarter, half, whole
    • pitches
      • write in solfege for the whole song
      • check solfege with Mrs. Schuitema
      • go over solfege as a class
      • practice singing solfege in small groups
      • sing whole song on solfege
  • E Oru O – Rosephanye Powell
    • mm. 12-19
      • Learn by rote, T-A-S-B