Chamber Choir

Units

Unit Essential Questions Content Skills and Processes Assessment Resources Multicultural Dimension
1st Sem.

•How can we work together to produce a balanced and blended sound as a choir?

*Learn vocal techniques
*How to apply techniques to varied musical literature
*Sight reading
*How to sing in other languages

*Demonstrate vocal techniques needed to produce a balanced and blended sound
*Follow musical directions
*Read music

*Evaluation based mainly on participation, but will include some tests and assignments

Musical literature

In a four year experience in choir, a student will have sung music from Renaissance through 20th Century, from many cultures, and in many languages.

2nd Sem.

•How can we work together to produce a balanced and blended sound as a choir?

*Techniques and theories of music
*Applications of techniques and theories to varied choral literature
*Learn vocal techniques
*Sight reading

*Demonstrate vocal techniques needed to produce a balanced and blended sound
*Follow musical directions
*Read music

*Based mainly on participation, but includes some tests and assignments.

*Choral literature

*Literature represents various cultures