Middle School Choir

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5th Grade Choir

This course is required of all 5th grade students. First semester students will learn music and voice parts for a Christmas choir concert. Second semester students will learn music and voice parts for a Spring choir concert. Students will also learn proper vocal techniques (diction, breathing, etc.), notation, and develop a better ear for music.

5th Grade Music History Rotation (1 Quarter)

This course is a required rotation class for all students in the 5th grade. Students will learn about all time periods of music from biblical times to present day through power point presentations, reading assignments, and worksheets. Students will develop and present a composer project at the end of the quarter.

6th Grade Music of World Cultures Rotation (1 Quarter)

This course is a required rotation class for all students in the 6th grade. Students will learn about music in other cultures around the world through reading assignments, videos, and note taking. Students will be expected to develop and present a project on a country and its music at the end of the quarter.

Middle School Choir (1 Semester- May repeat in 2nd semester)

This course is offered to students’ grades 6-8 that enjoy singing in groups. First semester students will learn music and voice parts for a Christmas choir concert. Second semester students will learn music and voice parts for a spring choir concert. Students will also learn proper vocal techniques (diction, breathing, etc.), notation, develop a better ear for music, and have the option of competing in the District ISSMA Solo and Ensemble competition 2nd semester. It is not required to participate in both semesters, but it is highly encouraged.