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    TITLE
     COURSE #
   GRADE
   SEMESTERS
  CREDITS
 Intermediate Treble Choir
  802
    9
     2
    1
    Intermediate Treble Chorus is designed for those ninth-grade sopranos and altos who enjoy singing and wish to develop their musical abilities. The chorus will sing multi-part music in a wide variety of styles. Students will become thoroughly familiar with the reading of choral music score, work to develop their vocal range and quality, as well as develop knowledge of music symbols and terminology. Chorus members will participate in two mandatory performances each year in December and May.
  Concert Choir
Grade 9: Tenor and Bass only
 813
   9-12
    2
   1
    Concert Choir is designed for those students who enjoy singing and wish to participate in the choral performances during the year. The chorus will sing varied styles of music in 3 to 5 parts. In addition, the student will develop music reading skills, vocabulary and ensemble skills. The class will be involved in daily rehearsals leading toward two mandatory performances. ​NOTE​: For ninth graders, Concert Choir is only males. Ninth grade females should enroll in Intermediate Treble Choir. For Grades 10-12, Concert Choir includes both males and females.
  Advanced Treble Choir
 814
   10-12
    2
   1
    Treble Chorus is designed for those Sopranos and Altos who enjoy performing and wish to enhance their vocal technique. Vocal technique, music reading skills, vocabulary and ensemble skills are the focus of this course. Varied styles of music will be rehearsed and performed in two major concerts each year.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have all of the following:
● Acceptance by teacher recommendation only. All students will be re-evaluated each year.
  Chamber Choir
 815
   10-12
    2
   1
    Chamber Choir is designed for the exceptional choral student who wishes to improve his/her vocal technique and to perform advanced literature in a variety of settings. The ensemble performs literature from multiple eras and genres, including pieces in foreign languages. The group performs two major concerts a year and a Madrigal Dinner. Other outside performances should be anticipated.
PREREQUISITE:​ ​ Student must have all of the following:
● Acceptance by audition. All students will be re-auditioned each year.
  Honors Chorus
 832
   12
    2
   1
    Honors Chorus is open to Grade 12 students registered for Chamber Choir. Students will be scheduled in the same period as they are currently, but have rigorous additional class requirements that justify the honors designation and credit. Additional course requirements include: audition for, and if accepted, participate in PMEA Honors Chorus. PREREQUISITE:​ Student must have all following:
● Teacher Recommendation
● Students must currently be enrolled in Chamber Choir.
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