Concert Choir I/II

Course Number: 654/655

Open To:
Grades 9-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Visual and Performing Arts “F” requirement. Satisfies one year of the VAPA graduation requirement.

Course Description:
The course provides opportunity to participate in a vocal performance ensemble. Students will learn basic vocal and choral techniques, music history, sight-singing skills and music theory. In addition, students will learn historical, cultural and societal contexts for choral music and composers of choral music. Students will be expected to critique their own performance and that of others. Public performance is required. At the direction of the instructor, students will participate in the liturgical choir at school liturgies.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Essential Musicianship: Book 2. ISBN: 9780793543335

Level of Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficult
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Prerequisites:
None