Beginning Choir – Grade 8

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Fine Arts


An exploratory class designed to help students obtain musical knowledge and skills for use in the choral setting, in preparation for them to participate in more advanced choral ensembles. Students begin to develop choral skills, including singing in unison and 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 will actively sing in the choral classroom and attend school-based and extra-curricular performances.