Teaching Philosophy: the choir classroom will be the one place on the campus where all students feel safe, loved, and successful. It is our mission that my students are successful our classroom even when there might be failure in other areas of a student’s life. This philosophy comes with a high standard of excellence on a daily basis both in and out of the classroom. Failure in our classroom, and in the student’s life, is NOT an option.
OBJECTIVES: To master an advanced understanding of vocal production, both solo and choral
To have a working skill set of music theory, rhythms, diction, harmonization, composers, genres, etc.
To understand concert etiquette in a variety of situations and be able to demonstrate your understanding of that knowledge
To be able to demonstrate ALL of your skills in multiple performance situations
To be able to teach others the skills you have learned
MEMBERSHIP: Concert Choir - Beginning Choir, No audition required
PT Chorale - Varsity Women’s Choir, Audition Only
PT Express - Varsity Mixed Choir, Audition Only
In order to be a member of the Varsity Choirs you must have a good academic record, exemplary attendance and discipline record. You must also have either auditioned for the choir directors or have previously sung in one of our choirs before. Additionally, you will need to exhibit an excellent work ethic in class on a daily basis. Your daily participation both in and out of class are requirements.