Harrison Chamber Singers

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
    • Based on seating chart, slightly different than previously expected
  • Here – Joshua Rist
    • listen to recording while writing in solfege – Here
    • mm. 3-19
      • counting rhythms – practice then perform
      • write in solfege
      • chant solfege – practice then perform
      • sing solfege – practice then perform

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
    • sightreading on sightreading factory

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
    • sightreading on sightreading factory
  • Here
    • Review mm. 3-19
  • My Lord, What a Mornin’  – music reading exercise
    • mm. 1-22
      • sightread in chunks
        • mm. 1-4
        • mm. 5-10
        • mm. 11-14
        • mm. 15-22
    • Do I
  • Where Your Bare Foot Walks
    • mm. 9-22
      • sightreading in chunks
        • mm. 9-16
        • mm. 17-22