Chorus

Levels and Classes

There are 4 chorus classes. Each class has its own age requirement.

Ages

Chorus students need to be a minimum of 8 yrs old by the time the semester starts.

Class Size

Chorus classes can hold unlimited students. Sometimes classes are grouped together to make larger ensembles for performances.

Prerequisites

No previous musical experience is required for enrollment in any of the chorus classes.

Age Groups

Rising Notes is a treble unison choir for students 8-10 yrs old.

Crossfire is a treble 2-part choir for students 11-13 yrs old.

Sound Harmony is a mixed 4-part choir for students 14-18 yrs old.

Men's Choir is a mixed part choir for the guys 12-18 yrs old.

Performances

All students in chorus classes are required to participate in the final semester concert. Each participating family will contribute to the cost of renting an auditorium (usually around $10-12). The combined dress rehearsals immediately before the concert are also required attendance.

Required Books and Materials

Online Sources for books include: SheetMusicPlus.com, Amazon, and J.W.Pepper.


Rising Notes: Get America Singing, YELLOW book. Students also need a black 3-ring binder and a pencil. A SmartMusic subscription is NOT REQUIRED for this level.

Crossfire: Essential Musicianship: A Comprehensive Choral Method Book 1, by Emily Crocker, published by HalLeonard. Students also need a black 3-ring binder and a pencil. A SmartMusic subscription is required ($9).

Sound Harmony: Essential Musicianship: A Comprehensive Choral Method Book 2, by Emily Crocker, published by HalLeonard. Students also need a black 3-ring binder and a pencil. A SmartMusic subscription is required ($9).

Men's Chorus: Get America Singing, YELLOW book. Students also need a black 3-ring binder and a pencil. A SmartMusic subscription is required ($9).