January 8 – 12

JV Choir

Unit 2. Rhythm

Lesson 1 Rests. Whole Note Half note Quarter note Eighth note

Lesson 2 Whole rests and Half Rests

Lesson 3 Quarter rest and Eighth Rests

Lesson 4 Barlines and Measures

Choose songs for the 9 weeks

Varsity Choir

Submit all songs for solo/ensemble to PML website

Determine ensembles and choose songs

Each day this week will be a grade for staying on task -uses time wisely, and accomplishments

Middle School

7/8 Grade

Elijah Rock- discuss what a spirtual is “biblical themes – slavery etc

Talk about key signatures – discuss minor

Sing through whole song  adding articulation dybamics

2nd day add Amnerica the Beautiful.   Work in unison this week. Goal is to have memorized by the end of the week

Talk about legato

3rd song Shalom Aleichem by goldfabb Jewish song

Friday – assign and work on solos for judging

Have a game of the week Thursday

6th Grade

Day 1 – Introduction and Class Procedures/Supplies

Day 2 /3Watch Broadway BEat

Day 4 Songs of Choice!

 

 

Week of November 20-27, December 4-8 December 11-15

All Choirs wil be working intently on Christmas Performance

Dates to Know

December 12 6:00 7/8 Grade and Varsity Choir Performance in the auditorium

Students will need to be here at 5:40. Middle School will meet in the Choir Room

High School will meet in designated area in auditorium

This will be a MAJOR semester grade.  All students are required to attend  the entire concert(both choirs) Points will be deducted for lack of punctuality, appropriate dress, and concert behavior.

Varsity will go out to eat after the concert.  The social chairman will plan this outing

December 13 Dr. Harrison will work with State Competitors

December 14. 6th Grade Performance in Cafeteria

December 15. Varsity Choir performs at Longview Regional and Austin Bank  We will leave the school at 9 and travel to Longview Regional to sing, then advance to Austin Bank and finish the morning with lunch.  We should be back at the school at 12.

 

November 13-17

Important Dates for Varsity Choir

November 14 Pre Area Audition Mount Pleasant
November 17. Senior Citizen Luncheon
December 12 Christmas Concert

Varsity Choir

Sightreading Week 11

Intense work for Senior Citizen Luncheon

Pre Area students will be gone Tuesday November 14. Substitute

Students here will work on Veni and White Winter Hymnal

Christmas Songs when not working on Senior Performance

JV Choir

Skills: 1:  Beats 2.  Lesson 6 Time Signature. Lesson 7 Dots

Tuesday; Sub Plans

 

Christmas Songs

 

7/8th Grade Choir

December 12 Christmas Concert

Let There Be Peace on Earth

Christmas on Broadway

Last Christmas

6th Grade Choir

Holiday Road Trip

Work with individual scenes for memorization

The Road Home

Monday Scene one and two

Christmas in California

Tuesday Scene three and four

City Lights

Wednesday Scene five and six

Jingle Bell Boogie

Thursday scene seven

Holiday Street Party

Fridays – Students  Choice. any scene not memorized

 

November 6-10

Important Dates for Varsity Choir

November 10 Kilgore College comes to White Oak to work with Pre Area
November 14 Pre Area Audition Mount Pleasant
November 17. Senior Citizen Luncheon
December 12 Christmas Concert

Monday – There will be a sub. President and VP will lead rehearsal

Sightreading this week Week 10 Days one through 5

Prep for Senior Citizen Luncheon and Christmas Concert

Pre Area will have Friday to work on competition Songs

Sub plans will be detailed and will involve composer study for 6/7/8 and JV

Songs covered this week:  ABBA FOREVER, Veni, The Lord Bless, Winter Weather, I’ll Be On My Way

JV Choir

Skills:

Songs Covered This Week :  Hallelujah Begin Christmas Songbook with Student Choices

7/8th Grade Songs

Last Christmas

 

October 23-27

Important Dates for Varsity Choir

  • October 26 Varsity Students invited to perform with Kilgore College
  • November 4 Region clinic and Concert * for those qualifying  Mount Pleasant
  • November 10 Kilgore College comes to White Oak to work with Pre Area
  • November 14 Pre Area Audition Mount Pleasant
  • November 17. Senior Citizen Luncheon
  • December 12 Christmas Concert

Week 8 Sightreading

Monday  Abba Forever – work on memorizing

Tuesday Veni Emmanuel – work with Tenor/Bass

Wednesday – The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Thursday I’m On My Way

Friday – Group work – Pre Area, Choose Solos for competition

Junior Varsity

Skill Lessons  Monday Unit 2 Lesson 8 Ties,   Tuesday Lesson 9. Treble Clef Notes

Wednesday Lesson 10 Treble Clef NOtes Cont.. Thursday Lesson 11 Bass Clefl Notes

Friday Student Choice

Songs:   Abba Forever.  Hallelujah. The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Middle School

7/8th.

Important Dates

November 4 All Region for those who made it – this will be in Mount Pleasant

December 12 Christmas Concert

Celebrate All Region being over!

Move on to Christmas Music!

Broadway Christmas

This Christmas

6th Grade

Continue Sol Feg work

Rounds  – Ghost of JOhn

Trick or Treating on the Traintrack

Holiday Road Trip – first 2 songs

 

 

 

Week of October 16 – 20

 

Important Dates for Varsity Choir

  • October 14 quartet sings for Alzheimers Walk
  • November 4 Region clinic and Concert * for those qualifying  Mount Pleasant
  • November 10 Kilgore College comes to White Oak to work with Pre Area
  • November 14 Pre Area Audition Mount Pleasant
  • December 12 Christmas ConceCome support our quartet Saturday morning as they sing for the Alzheimer’s Walk.   This is a great cause and a great group singing.

Monday October 16 – students do not have school

Tuesday – Abba Forever as a class – will choose soloist this week

Wednesday – I’m on my Way and The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Thursday – Christmas Music

Friday Christmas Music

JV – Abba Forever and Christmas  M

Begin Music Theory Packet

7/8

Important Dates for MIddle School

October 21 Those trying out for All Region Choir will leave the school at 7:45 for auditions.  Meet in the choir room.

  • November 4 Region clinic and Concert * for those qualifying  Mount Pleasant
  • December 12 Christmas ConceCome support our quartet Saturday morning as they sing for the Alzheimer’s Walk.   This is a great cause and a great group singing.

 

Intense week of All Region Prep

Auditions this Saturday in Sulphur Springs

Choose additional Christmas Song for concert

6th Grade

Welcome to Music!

We will be working on Holiday Road

Day 1 – distributing materials and discussing expectations

Day 2-3 Singing

Day 4 Students choice of music – details given in class!

October 9-13

Varsity Choir

Important Dates

  • October 11 College Choir Trip Marshall
  • October 14 quartet sings for Alzheimers Walk
  • November 4 Region clinic and Concert * for those qualifying  Mount Pleasant
  • November 10 Kilgore College comes to White Oak to work with Pre Area
  • November 14 Pre Area Audition Mount Pleasant
  • December 12 Christmas Concert

Monday – Sightreading Week 6 Day 1, Abba Forever

Tuesday Sightreading Week 6 Dav 2 and Day 3 I’m Going Home, The Lord Bless You

Wednesday Field Trip to Marshall

Thursday SR Day 4/5 Abba Forever – assign solos

Friday Work in Groups.  Senior Quartet – National Anthem, Pre Area students – Audition Music, Everyone else with Mrs. Stone for Abba work

JV Day 1 recorder skills and sight reading

Day 2 – Abba Forever

Day 3 Field Trip

Day 4 Recorder skills

Day 5 Students choice

7/8 Grade Choir

Important Dates

October 21 – Middle School All Region Audition – Sulphur Springs

November 4 Region Clinic and Concert – all day Mount Pleasant

December 12 Christmas concert

Day 1 Preparation for Contest – Musica Dei

Day 2 Prep – This is Your Time

Day 3 Sub – Songs in the NIght

Day 4 Different Songs individualized

Day 5 Christmas Songs

6th Grade Last Week of 9 weeks

Recorder Work each Day 1 – 4

Holiday Road Songs – 2nd half of class

Friday. – Students Choice Songs and Class Celebration

 

October 2 – 6

Varsity Choir

White Oak Varsity Choir took 16 students to Sulphur Springs to audition for All Region Choir on Saturday September 23.

They competed against 8 schools in this area and came out on top.   Many of the schools were 4A so much larger programs than we have here at White Oak
White Oak tied with Texarkana Liberty Eyleau(4A) to have the most students advance. for a total of 12
Sopranos advancing were. Lexi Morris #2, Claira Burkett #3, Brylie Stone #12 and Kinzlee Clower 1st Alternate
Altos were Layla HIdalgo #3, Addi Morris#5, and Kenna Stewart #8
Tenors:  Matthew Warrens #1, Jack Allen #3,
Bass:  David Watson #3, Nathan Watson #4, Daniel Spence #12
White Oak students were complimented on their talent and behavior.
I am so proud of their hard work and accomplishments.
The 12 students will be part of an All Region Clinic and Concert on November 4 in Mount Pleasant and will advance to the Pre Area Auditions  held on November 11
*Important Dates
October 11 College Choirs Field Trip at Marshall
November 4 Clinic and Concert – all day Mount Pleasant
November 11 Pre Area Auditions
November 17 Senior Citizen Luncheon
December 12 Christmas Concert
This week
Abba Forever
Sightreading Week 5
The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Begin Christmas Songs
Choose one Pre Area Song to learn as a Choir
JV
Continue Recorder Skills
Abba Forever
Sightreading
Important Dates*. October 11 College Field Trip to Marshall
7/8 Grade Choir
Review Musica Dei
Finish learning This is Your Time
New Songs in the Night
Each day work on All Region Music for 15-20 minutes then on to Christmas
Last Christmas
Christmas on Broadway
6th Grade Choir
Continue Recorder skills Add note D
Monday Aura Lee  Sounds of Autumn
Tuesday Pop Goes the Weasel The Farmer in the Dell
Wednesday Andante When the Saints Go Maarching in
Thursday Starlight Row Row Row Your BOat
Friday Songs of Choice
Each day – 20 minutes of music theory and recorder skills then work on Holiday Road and disney Spectacular

September 26 -October 1

No School on Friday!

6th Grader

Continue Recorder Skills

Review new note C.  Review new note D

Monday  The Escalator

Jelly in the Bowl

Tuesday Lightly Row Jingle Bells

Wednesday Aura Lee, Sounds of Autumn Pop Goes the Weasel, The Farmer in the Dell

Thursday Catch up and Songs of Choice

Disney Spectacular

Review. I’ve Got No Strings, Bippidy Boppity Boo,  Add all Mary Poppins.

If J.W.Pepper order comes in , begin Christmas Songs

7/8 Grade

Soprano Alto All Region Songs

Monday Songs in the Night/Anything

Tuesday Musica Dei/Hold On

Wednesday Song of Myself/This is Your Time

Thursday Student Choice of which All Region Song to work

Friday. Christmas Music Dance Evolution

Every day:  Sight reading skills, Sol Feg, Warm up Soprano and Alto Warm up in Sol Feg – independently then together

JV Choir

Recorder Songs – Review C and D  Songs:  The Escalotor, LIghtly Row, Jingle Bells, Aura Lee, Sounds of Autumn, Pop! Goes the Weasel, The Farmer in the Dell, Andante, When the Saints, and Starlight, Starbright

Review all Note Values

Abba Forever,  Choose Christmas Songs

Varsity Choir

Celebrate All Region Qualifiers

Introduce Pre Area Songs – choose one to learn as a choir!  Give students 10 – 15 minutes to practice on these songs

Begin I love Rock and Roll for Senior Citizen performance and  The Lord Bless You and Keep You

If time, start Christmas Songs

 

 

September 18-22

6th Grade

Recorder. Review – measure, bar line, quarter, half, eighth, dotted half,

Review. BAG

Introduce the New Note C

Disney Spectacular

Friday – Fun Songs

7/8

Monday Songs in the Night/Anything

Tuesday Musica Dei/Hold On

Wednesday Song of Myself/This is Your Time

Thursday Student Choice of which All Region Song to work

Friday. Christmas Music Dance Evolution

Every day:  Sight reading skills, Sol Feg, Warm up

JV

Abba Forever

Recorder Skills

Varsity

This is the week!   Saturday, September 23 is All Region. Please check Parent/Student Square for contest information

We will work intensely on All Region Songs this week and prep for auditions