Choir – Grade 8

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Fine Arts


Students build upon the skills and knowledge acquired at the intermediate level.As students perform choral works and sight-read materials, they expand their performance abilities and creativity.Through the collaborative environment of the choral setting, students demonstrate teamwork and display leadership skills.They develop an understanding of and appreciation for vocal/choral music and its relationship to other disciplines.Students who demonstrate more advanced skills will have the opportunity to participate in sanctioned VMEA and/or ACDA choir activities (e.g., District Workshop Chorus, All-VA Honor Choir, District Assessment and Festival).All scheduled concerts and rehearsals are required for this course.