Junior Varsity and Varsity Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Dec. 10 – 14, 2018

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Warm Ups:

Students will prepare the following songs for the Christmas Concert

Mary Did you Know

Do You Hear What I Hear

Grinch

Let it Snow

Carol of the Bells

Silent Night

Joy to the World

Various Carols

 

Schedule for this week:

 

Dec. 10 and 11 – Choir practices during enrichment

Dec. 11 – Christmas concert 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dec. 13 – Performance – Longview Mall – 10:00 a.m.

               Performance – Austin Bank – 1:00 p.m.

Dec. 13 – 3:35 – 5:00 – Choir Party

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3)  6A –

TEKS: 117.313 ( 3) 6B-

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 6E-

White Oak Choir Christmas Performances Schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 11 – 6:30 p.m.- 6th Grade Choir Program – “Snow Biz”

                                  7:30 p.m.- Jr. High and High School Choir Concert –

                                  ” Christmas at White Oak”

Wednesday, Dec. 12 – 10:00 a.m.- Jr. High Choir sings at  Summer

Meadows, Longview, TX

1:00 p.m. – Jr. High Choir sings at Austin Bank

Jr. High Christmas Party – 3:35 – 5:00 p.m.-

Choir Room

Thursday, Dec. 13 –     10:00 a.m. – High School Choir sings

at Longview Mall

1:00 p.m. –  High School Choir sings

at Austin Bank

High School Christmas Party – 3:35 – 5:00 p.m. –

Choir Room

Friday, Dec. 14 –          2:00 p.m. – 6th Grade Choir sings at Highland Pines

nursing home, Longview, TX

JV and Varsity Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Dec. 3 – 7, 2018

Junior Varsity and Varsity
Warm Ups:

 

Students will prepare the following songs for the Christmas Concert
Mary Did you Know
Do You Hear What I Hear
Hallelujah from Handel’s “Messiah”
Grinch
Let it Snow
Carol of the Bells
Silent Night
Joy to the World
Various Carols

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 6A –
TEKS: 117.313 ( 3) 6B-
TEKS: 117.313 (3) 6E-

6th Grade choir Lesson Plans – Nov. 26 – Nov. 30, 2018

Warm UPs
Fundamentals of singing

Songs Selected from Christmas Musical – “Snow Biz”

Sight Reading-
SOS
Rhythm Bee

TEKS: 117.208 (3) 1e – Explore health and wellness concepts related to musical practice such as body mechanics, hearing protection, vocal health, hydration, and appropriate hygienic practice

(3)2b – Notate meter, rhythm, pitch, and dynamics using standard symbols in a handwritten or computer generated format

TEKS: 117.208 (3) 2e – Sight read unison and homophonic music using the appropriate clef in a minimum of two keys and three meters, including 2/4,3/4,,and 4/4.

Junior High Choir Lesson Plans – Nov. 26 – Nov. 30

Warm Ups will be chosen from the following list:
Do, Re….Major 2nd…..
Do, Do,Re, Do…..

 

From : Voice Builders
Sing Ah!!!
Do, Ti, La, So, Fa, Mi, Re, Do
Joy!! P. 9 Voice Builders for better choirs
The Lips, the teeth, the tip of the tongue
(Posture)
Sternum Power
Hug Yourself
Karate Kid
(Breathing)
Farinelli
Italian Breath
Back Stretch
(Phonation)
Home Alone
Hummers
Get rid of the nose
(Blend)
Bouncing
Alleluia
Hoo!
Ear Training…123456789
Choral warm up
Do major scale
Do Minor scale

Sight Singing
Tim Winebrennar – Intro to Sight Singing
Rhythm Bee #8 – # 10

Songs selected from Christmas Concert Repertoire

Polar Express Medley
3- Minute Nutcracker
Let There be Peace on Earth
Noel Pastorale
An Elvis Christmas
Silent Night
Mary Did You Know
A Merry Christmas Medley
Hallelujah from Handel’s Messiah

TEKS: 117.210 (3) 3c – Perform independently and expressively with accurate intonation and rhythm, demonstrating fundamental skills and appropriate solo, small ensemble, and large ensemble performance techniques in known keys and rhythms.

 

TEKS: 117.210 ( 3)  3d – Apply criteria for listening to and evaluating personal performances.

High School Choir Lesson Plans – Nov. 26 – Nov. 30

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Warm Ups:

Do, Re….Major 2nd…..

Do, Do,Re, Do…..

From : Voice Builders

Sing Ah!!!

Do, Ti, La, So, Fa, Mi, Re, Do

Joy!! P. 9 Voice Builders for better choirs

The Lips, the teeth, the tip of the tongue

(Posture)

Sternum Power

Hug Yourself

Karate Kid

(Breathing)

Farinelli

Italian Breath

Back Stretch

(Phonation)

Home Alone

Hummers

Get rid of the nose

(Blend)

Bouncing

Alleluia

Hoo!

Ear Training…123456789

Choral warm up

Do major scale

Do Minor scale

 

Sight Singing will be chosen from the following:

Another 90 Days of Sight Singing – Varsity

Essential Elements of sight Singing – JV

 

Selections from song list for Christmas concert:

Mary Did you Know

Do You Hear What I Hear

Hallelujah from Handel’s “Messiah”

Grinch

Let it Snow

Carol of the Bells

Silent Night

Joy to the World

Tuesday, Nov. 27 – Pre-Area Auditions, Gilmer, TX

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 2a – Read music that incorporates advance melodies and rhythms

 

TEKS: 117.313 ( 3) 2b – Interpret music symbols and expressive terms

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 3e -Demonstrate correct intonation, appropriate phrasing, and appropriate dynamics

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 4e – Demonstrate use of a melodic reading system such as solfege while sight reading

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 6d – Develop processes for self-evaluation and select tools for personal artistic improvement

6th Grade Choir – Week of Nov. 12 – 16, 2018

Warm UPs

Fundamentals of singing

 

Songs Selected from Christmas Musical – “Snow Biz”

 

Sight Reading-

SOS

Rhythm Bee

 

TEKS: 117.208 (3) 1e – Explore health and wellness concepts related to musical practice such as body mechanics, hearing protection, vocal health, hydration, and appropriate hygienic practice

(3)2b – Notate meter, rhythm, pitch, and dynamics using standard symbols in a handwritten or computer generated format


TEKS: 117.208 (3) 2e – Sight read unison and homophonic music using the appropriate clef in a minimum of two keys and three meters, including 2/4,3/4,,and 4/4.