and do this link! - River Bluff Choral Department

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What will you wear to the concert?
Chorale, Chamber, and Show Choir: When
is/our your competition dates? Are they
mandatory?
How much does your uniform cost?
Is the choir room a place for ILT?
What is the Choral Commons?
What do you do if you have a school
conflict with a concert date?
What is expected in rehearsal?
Chamber – When is graduation? Is it a
mandatory performance? YES!
Chorus: 5kuavu
 Show Choir: 5at2bg
 Chorale: k5ub38
 Chamber Choir: 9if38h
 Piano: myi274
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1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied
repertoire of music.
5. Reading and notating music
6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music
7. Evaluating music and music performances
8. Understanding relationships between music,
the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts
9. Understanding music in relation to history
and culture.
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*I can prepare my voice to sing improving my sound
before rehearsal.
*I can identify solfege syllables in SS exercises and real
music when given Do.
*I can sing my music on solfege in a group with pitches in
stepwise progression and skips on the tonic triad
ascending.
*I can sing my part in my music with my section with
confidence.
*I can sing out with others in my section.
*I can sing my music with accuracy of pitch and rhythm
improving each rehearsal both in school and at home.
*I can read my music better today than yesterday.
*I can tell you what I know better today than yesterday.
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Do Now: Warm-up and Read the Announcements – Download SS
examples from website if you haven’t already.
SS Mini Lesson: Solfege exercises, skips, rhythms
SS Grapple: 30 seconds individual study. Now sing it.
SS Guided Practice: 30 seconds sectional rehearsal with teacher as
needed.
SS Grapple: Now sing it with corrections.
SS Guided Practice: Last 30 seconds to rehearse for POLISH. Prepare it.
SS Application: Now sing the whole thing together with corrections
utilizing musical and performance elements.
SS Debrief: What did we do well? What do we need to work on? What
could we have done to do better this time? Can we do it next time?
RR Grapple: New Section of Music
RR Guided Practice: Introduction of Parts per voicing. Sing it with me.
Now let’s put it together.
RR Application: Your turn to sing it without guidance. Go back and fix
it. Solidify. Do it again.
Debrief: What can you do better today than yesterday?
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Secretaries – Make sure you are filling out those daily
minutes….daily
LEAVE NO TRACE
Uniform Cost –You can FUNDRAISE IT – Payments are due if paying out of pocket.
Patronships are in full swing. Bring them in.
Men – If you needed to “get back with” Mrs. Sarvis on tux stuff, you did not meet the
deadline. You will be responsible for payment of anything that was ordered for you.
I need an office helper. Let me know if you are interested. Needs to be responsible, in
honors classes, and willing to help with paperwork.  Email me
Still missing some students’ student information forms. Go to the website
riverbluffchoir.weekbly.com (no www) and do this link!
Make sure you have joined the Edmodo group
Make sure you are getting any schedule conflict to me ASAP
Who are my athletes? What sports? Let me know.
All-State Chorus Auditions – Music is here. If auditioning, see me.
Summative Assessments for most choirs begin this week. Study up! Practice Up!
Download those rehearsal tracks as posted on Edmodo.
If you are new to choir in the past week, please, make sure you have caught up with….
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The Handbook
The website
Edmodo
Paperwork to turn in
Student Information Link
Chorale: Tuesday – Written Solfege
 Chorale: Thursday – Sung Solfege
 Chorus: Monday – Continue Singing
Solfege
 Chorus: Next Monday: Part Singing Test
 Show Choir: Thursday Performance
Singing Test
 Chamber Choir: Thursday – SS
Test/Solfege
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Need Name
 Need to order accessories.
 Patronships…Haven’t gotten any
 Make sure minutes are taken and
recorded
 Sign up for weekly Mods on the schedule
 Make sure to Leave No Trace
 Don’t forget Academic Mods
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Piano: Need permission to play.
Gum: No Gum at all.
Food: No food.
Drinks: Drinks with a top that screws on. No
spills.
Restroom: 3 Emergencies to leave class a
semester!
Tardies: If you aren’t in your spot, singing by
the first warm-up “Mums you are TARDY. –
Tardy entries need passes either from a
teacher or the front office.
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Turning In Money
Put payment in envelope
Label envelope
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Name:
Date:
Payment is for:
Amount: $
Turn into Mrs. Keisler
Pick up RECEIPT in magnetic folder by the
music folder bins in room.
Keep receipts – Important! Don’t throw away!
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Formative
Grades
› Daily Rehearsals (Ensemble and Individual)
› ILT Mod Work (Individual)
› Quality of Singing and Content during rehearsals
(Ensemble and Individual)
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Summative
› Singing Benchmark Checks (by section, ensemble,
individual)
› Written assessments (solfege ID, music labeling,
definitions/vocabulary, etc…)
› Text/lyric Benchmarks
› CONCERTS – BIGGEST SUMMATIVE GRADES

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