New Program: Honour Choir

Rebecca Paulding, Honour Choir Director

The Honour Choir is a new program, under the direction of Rebecca Paulding, in which Students will learn about basic vocal health and vocal exercises, solfege, vocal production – healthy singing!  There will be an emphasis on blending, and how to sing in an ensemble.  Additionally, Students will learn about the 5 pure Italian vowels, and how to incorporate these into their English diction, proper pronunciation with other languages, phrasing and basic musical terms.  Emphasis will be put on performing etiquette, stage presence and expression.  Memorization techniques, and some basic sight reading skills will also be taught.

Details
When? Mondays at 5:00-6:30pm
When does it start? February 3, 2020
Where? Room 204
How much? $500 (February – June)
How many lessons? 20+

Eligibility
Must be between 9-12 years of age
Vocal experience of one year minimum
Assessment is required for placement

Repertoire
Traditional choral music, musical theatre arrangements and folk tunes

Requirements
Students must bring pencil, highlighter and water bottle to all rehearsals
Matching folders (available at the office)
Black dress attire is required for all performances

Other
Additional digital materials such as YouTube links and pre-recorded tracks will be provided by the Choir Director