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Sixth Grade Choir
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Chorus 6

 Hey Sixth Grade Choir.   Our Concert is 10/23/18

All-District Registration Forms and money is due.

We are working on some Silly Songs and working on songs from the Blue Book and from Song Sheets.

In this unit, we are working to identify, define and demonstrate:

 

Posture

 

Singing alone and in groups

 

Vocal Range

 

Sing “Silly Songs” and selections from the Blue Book.

 

Cum-ma – La Be-stay

Orion

Sinner Man

Mi Caballo Blanco (in Spanish)

"Sing a Song"

"The Ash Grove"

"Together Wherever" 

 

Work on basic theory, staff, clef, note naming, note value, counting, clapping and singing.

 

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or 276-963-5370 Ext. 7

 

 Fall Concert is October 23rd The students will wear solid white above the waist and solid black below the waist.

 

 

 

 

 



Seventh Grade Choir
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Chorus 7

 

 

 RMS Seventh Grade Choir. 

Our Concert is 10/23/18

 

All-District Registration Forms and money is due.

 

 

 Hey Seventh Grade Choir. 

 

We have divided up by voice part and will be singing in unison and 2-part harmony.

 

IN THIS UNIT Students will identify, define and demonstrate:

 

Posture

 

Singing in small and large groups

 

Identify student’s Vocal Range and divide into Soprano, Alto

 

Sing Silly Songs and work on Choral Octavos, “As Long As I have Music,”  “The Candy Man,” "High Hopes," "The Ash Grove," and "Together, Wherever We Go."

 

Work tall choral sound and pure vowel sounds. Work to identify and minimize dipthongs.

 

Go over breathing

 

Identify principles of choral diction

 

 Work on diction in warm ups

 

 

Each student needs a folder, a pencil, and a few sheets of notebook paper for class. We will wear black pants and white shirts for our concerts this year.

 

We will be singing vocal warm ups, learning  how singers breathe, and why posture is important for singers. 

 Our Fall Concert is Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30. Each student will wear solid white above the waist and solid black below the wast.

 

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or at 276-963-5370 X7

 

 

 

 



Chorus 8
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Chorus 8

RMS Eighth Grade Choir 

 

Our Concert is 10/23/18

 

All-District Registration Forms and money is due.

 

 Hey Eighth Grade Choir. 

 

Everyone is expected to participate completely and sing with the group. Each student should exhibit good posture, and full participation. No Gum while we are singing - it's dangerous. 

 

Each student needs a folder, a pencil, and a few sheets of notebook paper for class. We will wear black pants and white shirts for our concerts this year.

 Our Fall Concert is Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30. Students will wear solid white above the waist and solid black below the waist.

We will be singing vocal warm ups, learning  how singers breathe, and why posture is important for singers. 

 

 

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or at 276-963-5370 X7

 

 

 

IN THIS UNIT Students will identify, define and demonstrate:

 

Posture

 

Singing alone and in groups

 

Vocal Range

 

Work on singing choral diction

 

Tall, round sound, mature sound

Work on male head register and passagio

 

Dynamic Contrast

 

Daily warm-up:

 

Clapping correct rhythms in echo

Singing Do-Sol in solfeg with Curwen hand signs

Singing Scales and Vocaeze w/ or w/o solfeg and/or Curwen hand signs.

 

Selected repertoire concert selections:

Begin singing med-easy Unison and SAB songs from Choral Octavos. “Joshua!” “Amani Utupe” (in Swahili), "The Ash Grove," "The Star-spangled Banner," and "Kookaburra."

Silly Songs, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

 

 

 

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or 276-963-5370 ext. 7

 

 

 



Guitar Ensemble
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Guitar (High School)

Hey Guitar Ensemble,

   

Our Concert is 10/23/18

 

All-District Registration Forms and money is due.

 


We will learn and play the strings in first position and read music from the books."

This week we will be practicing reading and playing the first and second strings and playing the first position warm up while naming the notes.

Guitar I students - Rehearse and prepare "All Together Now," "River Sunset," "Sounds of Jazz, " "Tale of the Troubadour," "Prelude," and other ensemble sheet music.

Students will learn and play G chords. 

Level II students will: Play all warmups, G, D, A, E, and am chords; Rehearse and prepare "All Together Now," "River Sunset," "Sounds of Jazz, " "Tale of the Troubadour," "Prelude," and other ensemble sheet music.

Level II students will play all of the parts of each song. 

Each student needs a three ring binder, pencil, and a few sheets of notebook paper.

 

Our Fall Concert is Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30. The Guitar Ensemble will wear solid black - above and below the waist.  

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or at 276-963-5370 ext 7.

 

  

Please be sure to have your notebook.folder and a pencil to take notes...every day.

 

  

 

 



Women's Choir
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Women's Chorus (High School)

Hey Ladies !!!!!

 

Our Concert is 10/23/18

 

All-District Registration Forms and money is due.

 

 Hey SSA Choir. 

We perform for the Richlands Railroad Section House Grand Openning on October 13. Wear black choir Tees. 

Our Fall Concert is Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30.

Ladies may use their cell phones to record rehearsal  tracks and practice.

We are working on music reading and sight singing.

Each student needs a folder, a pencil, and a few sheets of notebook paper for class. 

 

We will be singing vocal warm ups, learning  how singers breathe, and why posture is important for singers. 

 

Daily warm-up:

 

Clapping correct rhythms in echo

Singing Do-Dol in solfeg with Curwen hand signs

Building chords and harmonies

Singing Scales and Vocaeze w/ or w/o solfeg and/or Curwen hand signs.

 

Selected repertoire concert selections:

Begin singing med-easy Unison, SA, SSA, and SSAA songs from Choral Octavos, and by rote.

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 Students will identify, define and demonstrate:

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Posture

Singing alone and in groups

Vocal Range

Identify voice designation and divide into sections.

Sing warm-ups and vocaleze.

Rehearse “The Gospel Train,” “People Get Ready,” and “Nine Hundred Miles,” “The Loco-Motion,” “Love Train,” “Midnight Train to Georgia,”and “Alma Mater” “Star- Spangled Banner, “Roll On Train, Roll On,” "Whither Must I Wander."

The students may be asked to use their cell phones to record and rehease the songs.

 

 

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or at 276-963-5370 ext 7

 Performance for Railroad Section House Grandopening Saturday, October 13th.

 

 

Remember, that "good enough" is the biggest enemy of PERFECT. The drive to be the best must come from inside of every one of us. 

 

 



Mixed Choir
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Mixed Chorus (High School)

HEY MIXED Chorus!!! 

 Every student needs a folder, a pencil, and a few sheets of plain notebook paper.  

 Our Fall Concert is Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30.

Students will identify, define and demonstrate:

 

Correct singing Postures

 

Singing alone and in groups

 

Identify Vocal Range and divide into sections

 

Identify rules, policies, and procedures

 

“Work on “Down to the River to Pray,” “This Little Light of Mine,” “Star-Spangled Banner,” “Alma Mater,” “Big Blue,” “Shady Grove,” and "Circle of Praise, "Whither Must I Wander."

 

We will be sing warm ups and vocalizations, and assigning vocal parts. We will learn about posture and correct choral singing tone.

 

Fall Concert - Tuesday, Oct. 23rd   Required for a grade.

You may contact Mr. Hall at 276-963-2216 or at 276-963-5370 X7

 

Mr. Halls webpage can be found at http://rms.tazewell.k12.va.us/?PageName=TeacherPage&Page=6&StaffID=251598

 

 

 Remember, that "good enough" is the biggest enemy of PERFECT. The drive to be the best must come from inside of every one of us.