Singers enjoy more rigorous music than the previous level, expands their knowledge of musical concepts, and understanding of performance elements. The expectations and personal responsibility of singers are increased, the training more intense, and the rewards more fulfilling. Singers are exposed to 2-3 part repertoire in two or three additional languages.
To increase physical and mental stamina in rehearsal situations
To be encouraging and supportive to fellow choristers
To be on time for rehearsals and maintain good attendance
To consistently bring music folders, pencils and water bottles
To balance the demands of school, outside activities with choral expectations
To treat SCC commitment with responsibility and integrity
To exhibit a beauty and consistency in vocal quality
To be able to hold one’s part in a known song
To sing with consistency of breath and relaxation of the jaw for resonance and brilliance in tone production
To have ability to sight-read a simple musical phraseTo have knowledge of the basic rhythmic notations and terms f-loud, p-soft, crescendo, decrescendo, ritardando, treble clef, staff, barlines, meter (two, three and four), repeat signs, staccato, some note names; quarter, whole, half, eighth notes and their equivalent rests
To sing a diatonic scale with accuracy using sol-feg Do-Re-Mi
To sing melodic patterns with accuracy
To clap rhythmic patterns with accuracy
Tour: Not applicable to Cantus – some exceptions may apply
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