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.

7th and 8th Grade Choir – Lesson Plans – Week of Nov. 12 – 16, 2018

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.

JV and Varsity Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Nov. 12 – 16, 2018

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 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

Star Spangled Banner

Armed Forces – The Pride of America

The Ones Left Standing

 

Friday – Nov. 16 – High School Choir sings for the Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Luncheon

 

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

Jr. High Choir Information

JR. HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR INFO –
WEEK OF NOV. 5 – 9, 2018

ALL REGION CHOIR CONCERT AND CLINIC – SATURDAY, NOV. 10 – Mt. Pleasant High School.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 – CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT – 7:30 P.M. WHITE OAK AUDITORIUM – Wear new choir shirts and  black pants or black jeans, with black or (mostly black) shoes.

 

( other performances will be added to this list)

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR INFORMATION

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR INFO – NOV. 4, 2018

ALL REGION CHOIR CONCERT AND CLINIC – SATURDAY, NOV. 10 – Mt. Pleasant High School. – Be in the choir room at 7:30 a.m. – Bring music, choir dresses and tuxes, and $5.00 for lunch –
Concert is at 5:00 p.m. – Your parents will take you home.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 16 – CHOIR SINGS FOR THE SENIOR CITIZEN LUNCHEON IN CAFETERIA – We will practice during enrichment that day. You will miss your 5th and 6th period classes. Wear new choir T-shirt or a maroon White Oak Shirt with blue or black jeans with no holes, rips, or tears. This is mandatory and will be an exam grade.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 – CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT – 7:30 P.M. WHITE OAK AUDITORIUM – Wear choir dresses and tuxes.

 

Choir Lesson Plans – 6th Grade – Week of Nov. 5 – 9, 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

TEKS: 117.208 (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.

Lesson Plans 7th and 8th Grade Choir for week of Nov. 4 – 9, 2018

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

JV and Varsity Choir Lesson Plans for Week of Nov. 4 – 9, 2018

Junior Varsity and Varsity
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 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
Star Spangled Banner
Armed Forces – The Pride of America
The Ones Left Standing

 

 

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 Lesson Plans- Week of October 22 – 26, 2018

Warm UPs
Fundamentals of singing

Songs Selected from Christmas Musical

Sight Reading-
SOS
Rhythm Bee

TEKS: 117.208

(3)1c – Describe tonal and rhythmic musical elements using standard terminology such as instrumentation, voicing, intervals, solfege, absolute note names, rhythmic value, and counting systems.
(3)2b – Notate meter, rhythm, pitch, and dynamics using standard symbols in a handwritten or computer generated format
(3)3a – Demonstrate, alone, and in groups, characteristic vocal or instrumental timbre
(3) 5a – Perform music representative of diverse, cultures, including American and Texas heritage.