Junior High Chorus 7th and 8th grade


Junior High Chorus: Grades 7 & 8
Donna Halliwell, Vocal Director       
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Students will learn standard, age-appropriate choral literature. Students will be tested on their knowledge of the repertoire. Vocal testing grade will be part of the Chorus grade.


  Extra stuff:
Resource Links (You Tube videos)
Supplemental assignment:
Watch the video and answer the following using complete sentences.  Use as many examples and descriptive statements as possible.
1.  Explain what falsetto and head voice are.
2.  How is each produced.  What is happening to the vocal chords?
3. Provide examples of when you would hear falsetto and head voice (styles of music, types of songs).
Watch the video and answer the following using complete sentences.  Use as many examples and descriptive statements as possible.
1. Describe what a "breathy" sound is, and why it happens (physically).
2. Is "breathiness" bad? Why or why not?
3.  Do you want to sound "pretty" when you sing? Why or why not?
4.  How can someone correct "breathiness"? Include exercises you can do to correct "breathiness".
Breathing for Singers (read the article and do the assignment)

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