VOCAL MUSIC


TOPPER CHORUS

  • One Semester
  • 1 credit
  • Grade 9
  • Class is only offered in the fall semester

This is a mixed performance chorus class that teaches the basics of vocal production. Students in this class will be required to participate in Fall Fest (2 nights), the Fall Concert, and the Holiday Concert. This class is available only during the fall Semester, and only to new students of the choral department. The class may not be retaken for credit. Students are responsible for the basic uniform of black dress pants, white button-front long-sleeve shirt, and black, closed-toe shoes. There is no fee for this class.


WOMEN’S CHOIR 1 AND 2

  • One Semester
  • 1 credit each semester
  • Grade 9-12
  • Enrollment by AUDITION ONLY; class can be taken multiple times

This is an advanced performance chorus for treble voices with prior vocal experience Emphasis will be placed on vocal production techniques as well as music reading skills. The repertoire will include Level V and VI SSA and SSAA music of various styles and forms. Students in this class will be required to participate in ALL mandatory choral productions. Women in this chorus are responsible for purchasing a formal gown ($60.00) which will be theirs to keep. There is no fee for this class.


CHAMBER CHOIR 1 AND 2

  • One Semester
  • 1 credit each semester
  • Grade 9-12
  • Enrollment by AUDITION ONLY; class can be taken multiple times

This is an advanced chorus for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass voices with prior vocal experience. Emphasis will be placed on vocal production techniques as well as music reading skills. The repertoire will include level V and VI music of SATB & divisi. Students may be added or removed from this chorus at the discretion of the director to sustain vocal blend necessary for this level of music. As the Chamber Choir is often called upon to represent Science Hill in the community, only students who are truly dedicated to performance will be allowed to remain in this choir. Men are required to purchase a wing-collar tuxedo shirt; women are required to purchase a formal gown ($60.00) which will be theirs to keep. There is no fee for this class.