Level III: 5th - 9th grade

Level III

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 Brio – some exceptions may apply