• Concert/ Mixed Choir/Vocal Ensemble

     

     

    • The Choirs sing a wide variety of music encompassing from the Renaissance to Broadway, folk music of the world to jazz standards.
    • We sing in various languages.
    • Choral and musical skills are emphasized.The art of ensemble is stressed. All voices are important!
    • Students are required to participate at 2 concerts a year:
        • Winter; December 19, 2017 8 PM
        • Spring: April 17, 2018 8 PM
        • All rehearsals are scheduled during the school day, with the exception of an occasional evening rehearsal prior to a trip or festival. In addition to the scheduled class rehearsal, all singers must attend one full rehearsal a week from 7:25- 7:55 AM  on Wednesday morning. This is part of the required class time.
    • Chorus members perform in concert dress,purchased through the music department. This consists of:
        • Women: Black concert gown with black or dark dress shoes
        • Men: Tuxedos; Jacket will be provided, black dress shoes.

     

    • Chorus members are graded on their participation and attendance at all rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances. All members will be required to either sing a solo in private or choose repertoire from the concerts and sing in a small ensemble at the end of each semester.
    • Students are encouraged to participate in the NYSSMA Solo Festival, Chamber Choir, Vocal coaching, etc.