Course: MU112 Treble Choir (Sem 2)
Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Subject Area: Music
This choral ensemble is an intermediate women’s chorus that focuses on basic vocal production and music reading skills. It also helps build character, self-confidence and problem-solving skills. This course changes every semester but tries to include sacred and secular music from various periods and styles. This class may be taken semester one, semester two, or both semesters.
Understand and apply note-reading concepts (i.e., note names, numbers, sol-feg) appropriate for their level of experience. Treble Choir shall achieve 60% – 70% accuracy
Understand a music vocabulary and apply their meaning to the seven elements of music (melody, rhythm, texture, harmony, expression, form, and timbre)
Understand the relationship of pitches within major and minor scales (whole and half steps) and apply that knowledge to music in any key
Rehearse and perform major works by master composers of various cultures and historical eras with a healthy vocal production, blend, balance, tone, intonation, and presentation
Analyze and critique choral music performances using proper vocal production and music elements as the standard
Sing in several languages and demonstrate an understanding of diction issues and proper pronunciation
Sing in three and four-part harmony with and without accompaniment while showing vocal independence by maintaining their vocal part in mixed position and in quartets with 70-80% accuracy
Notes: Audition Required.