• Choral Music 

    Choir


    Choral Music Director: Bruce Lengacher

     

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    Course Offerings:

    Choral Performance 1 (Chorale)

    Choral Performance 1 is a beginning  choral group which performs a few times throughout the year. Music of many styles, from renaissance through contemporary will be performed. In addition, basic training in music reading, vocal and breathing techniques, and music appreciation will be included. As an introductory choir, no previous experience is required.

    Units: 10

    Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisites: n/a

    UC/CSU Approved? - Yes

     

    Choral Performance 2 (Women’s Ensemble)

    Choral Performance 2 is a beginning to intermediate vocal music course. Students will further develop their knowledge of music fundamentals, vocal technique, sight-reading, and historical and cultural perspectives of choral music. Members will perform a variety of repertoire from different historic periods and cultures from two, three, and four-part selections for voices. Members are  eligible to participate in the spring musical production.

    Units: 10

    Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisites: Choral Performance 1

    UC/CSU Approved? - Yes

     

    Choral Performance 3 (Concert Choir)

    Choral Performance 3 is an intermediate to advanced vocal music course. Students will expand their mastery of music fundamentals, vocal technique, sight-reading, and historical/cultural perspectives of choral music. Members will perform four-part mixed voiced music from a variety of genres. Members are  eligible to participate in the spring musical production.

    Units: 10

    Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisites: Choral Performance 2 or instructor's approval

    UC/CSU Approved? - Yes

     

    Choral Performance 4 (Chamber Singers/Bella Voce)

    Choral Performance 4 is an advanced ensemble. Students will show understanding and mastery of music theory, sight-reading, and appropriate performance styles. Members will perform advanced literature from the repertoire of choral music and have many opportunities for performing in school and in the community. Students will be expected to undertake leadership and administrative roles. Members are  eligible to participate in the spring musical production.

    Units: 10

    Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisites: Choral Performance 3, audition required

    UC/CSU Approved? - Yes