Materials, Description, and more
Chorus and Guitar Students all need:
Concert Black Attire from the waist down (chorus only) Dark, non distressed Jeans for Guitar.
Black nice shoes, pants, etc.
No sneakers, jeans, high heels, leggings or skirts.
Purchase a Performance Shirt
Select Chorus - $25
Mixed Chorus - $25
Guitar - ~15-$25
3 Ring Binder (1.5 inch) for guitar
Pocket Folder for Chorus
Optional, Guitar Picks (Guitar only)
Select Chorus & Mixed Chorus
The standards for Middle School Vocal/Choral Music, Beginning Level enable students to obtain musical knowledge and skills in the choral setting. Students begin to develop choral skills, including singing in unison and two-part harmony, with emphasis on vocal production and technique. Students learn to read, write, and compose music, using basic music theory. They explore and perform music in a variety of music styles. In addition, students develop an understanding of acceptable concert etiquette. Students are provided with opportunities to participate in local, district, regional, and state events.
Select Chorus - Audition Only
The standards for Middle School Vocal/Choral Music, Intermediate Level enable students to build upon the skills and knowledge acquired at the beginning level. Students continue the development of vocal production techniques and ensemble participation. Opportunities are provided for students to explore choral music as a means of expression and communication. Through the collaborative environment of the choral setting, students develop an understanding of teamwork and leadership skills. Students are provided with opportunities to participate in local, district, regional, and state events.
The standards for Middle School Guitar enable students to begin receiving instruction on acoustic guitar at any middle school grade level. Students demonstrate proper care of the instrument and become familiar with the technology of the guitar. They demonstrate basic positions, right-hand and left-hand techniques, and tone production. Students count, read, and perform music of varying styles and levels of difficulty. They begin to describe, respond to, interpret, and evaluate works of music and create basic variations of simple melodies. Students investigate career options in music. Students may use standard method books in class settings.