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Sixth Grade Choir
Due Date: 12/7/2018
Subject: Chorus 6

 Hey Sixth Grade Choir.   Our Christmas Concert is 12/6/18

We are working Nino Precioso 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.

 

Work "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

 

 Christmas Concert is December 6th.  The students will wear solid white above the waist and solid black below the waist.

 

 

 

 

 



Seventh Grade Choir
Due Date: 12/7/2018
Subject: Chorus 7

 

 

 RMS Seventh Grade Choir. 

Our Christmas Concert is 12/6/18

 

 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

 

Christmas Sing-a-long” "Little Drummer Boy,"  "Candy Man,"  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 Christmas Concert is Thursday December 6th 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: 12/7/2018
Subject: Chorus 8

RMS Eighth Grade Choir 

 

Our Concert is 12/6/18

 

 

 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 Christmas Concert is Thursday December 6th 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:

Working on "Up On a Housetop" and Christmas Sing- -Longs.

 

 

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

 

 

 



Guitar Ensemble
Due Date: 12/7/2018
Subject: Guitar (High School)

Hey Guitar Ensemble,

   

Our Christmas Concert is 12/6/18

 

 

 

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, second, third, and fourth strings and playing the first position warm up while naming the notes.

Guitar I students - Rehearse and prepare "All Together Now,"   "Canon," "Carol of the Bells," and "The Huron Carol."

Students will learn and play G, D, A, E, and am chords; 

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 Christmas Concert is Thursday December 6th 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: 12/7/2018
Subject: Women's Chorus (High School)

Hey Ladies !!!!!

 

Our Christmas Concert is 12/6/18

 

 Hey SSA Choir. 

 

Our Christmas Concert is Thursday December 6th 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.

Rehease "Sisters,” “White Christmas,” "Loco-Motion" and “Christmas Sing-a-Long.”

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

  

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: 12/7/2018
Subject: Mixed Chorus (High School)

HEY MIXED Chorus!!! 

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

 Our Christmas Concert is Thursday December 6th 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 “Beautifu Star of Bethlehem,” "Down To The River To Pray,"and “Christmas Sing-a-Long.” 

 

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

 

Christmas Concert - Thursday, Dec. 6th   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.