Music Concentration: Choir Courses

  • <strong>Women’s and Men’s Choir</strong>

    Women’s and Men’s Choir


    The Women’s and Men’s Concert Choirs are a prerequisite for Concert Mixed, Harmonettes, and Madrigals. These courses are designed to give students an opportunity to experience the joy of singing together, and to provide an opportunity for individual growth and development through the choral experience.


    Students will learn a variety of songs, from unison to two and three part singing with an emphasis placed on vocal and choral development. They will also learn basic theory concepts of music and sight reading. Performances are required. This course is appropriate for 9th through 12th grade students.



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  • <strong>Concert Choir</strong>

    Concert Choir


    The Concert Choir is for female students who have had previous choir experience and are ready for quality high school choral literature and ready to further their knowledge in the field of music. This course is designed to give students an opportunity to experience the joy of singing together and to provide an opportunity for individual growth and development through the choral experience.


    Students will learn a variety of songs, from unison to two, three, and four part singing with an emphasis placed on vocal and choral development. Music Theory and Sight Reading concepts will also be covered.


    Students qualify for Concert Choir by teacher recommendation or audition. Performances are required. This course is appropriate for 9th through 12th grade students.



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  • <strong>Vocal Ensemble (Harmonettes and Harmaniacs)</strong>

    Vocal Ensemble (Harmonettes and Harmaniacs)


    Harmonettes and Harmaniacs are groups of advanced singers that are selected through the process of a voice audition, sight singing ability, academic excellence, overall good attitude, and ambition to work hard in the group as well as their other academics.


    The members are selected carefully by the director. The focus is on 4 part a capella music for women/men primarily of the Barbershop style while helping to build a strong sense of confidence in their personal vocal abilities, as well as stage presence. Performances are required. This course is appropriate for 10th through 12th grade students.



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  • <strong>Chamber Choir (Madrigals)</strong>

    Chamber Choir (Madrigals)


    Madrigals are a group of advanced singers that are selected through the process of a voice audition, sight singing ability, academic excellence, overall good attitude, and ambition to work hard in the group as well as their other academics. The members are selected carefully by the director.


    The focus is on a variety of musical styles (Classical, Gospel, Broadway, Jazz, & Popular) while helping to build a strong sense of confidence in their personal vocal abilities, as well as stage presence as it relates to becoming a professional performer. More advanced concepts of theory and sight reading are covered in this class.


    Madrigals are a good choice for the advanced student that is serious about performing and learning those skills. Performances are required. This course is appropriate for 10th through 12th grade students.

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