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MUV101: BChorus M (2013-2014)

COURSE TITLE: Beginning Chorus M
CALENDAR YEAR: 2013-2014

Major Concepts/Content: The BChorus M is a year-long middle school course is designed to provide students grades 5-8, but not limit them to, the following vocal musical learning experiences: learning the beginning and basic fundamentals of sight-reading vocal music, distinguishing and singing two and three-part music, singing with ensembles and chorus, studying intonation, singing a cappella, experiencing a wide variety of choral repertoire including secular and no secular music, singing with keyboard and other instrumental accompaniment, and singing in public performances and musical productions.

Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will be provided, in part, through the following choral techniques and approaches: hearing, distinguishing and singing musical intervals, using daily sight-reading and ear-training exercises, singing two- and three-part choral arrangements, performing a variety of secular and no secular music, participating in choral performances, and singing a cappella.

Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be required to pass periodic sight-reading examinations and to perform successfully in small and large group ensembles during rehearsals and performances.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the chorus 7-8 course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to read music.
  • Sing and read unison and two-part choral music.
  • Demonstrate correct vocal production.
  • Participate in local performances.
  • Demonstrate correct rehearsal behavior.
  • Take melodic and rhythmic dictation.