Monday, October 15, 2018

 
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Chorus
Excellent Concert last week. I am very proud of the time and dedication it took us to perform a very musical and exciting experience. We will continue voice testing one on a part this week and then begin Holiday Music for our next concert on December 1.
 
Music Appreciation
We will complete the soul music chapter this week. We will complete soul music packet part 3 and then begin our review of unit 3. The unit 3 test will be this Friday 10/20!

Monday, October 8, 2018

 
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Week of October 8
Chorus:
 This is it! Our first concert is Tuesday October 9 at 7:00PM in the Performing Arts Center. Invite your friends and family. It is a free concert! Performers are to arrive at 5:45 for Bel Voce and 6:15 for Women's Chorale. After the concert we will complete our 1 on a part vocal test.
 
Music Appreciation:
We are continuing our Soul music packets with parts 2 and 3 due this week. Plus video documentaries of the music history.




Monday, September 17, 2018

 
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Week of September 17
Chorus:
We are in the final couple of weeks before our first concert on October 9. Continue memorizing music as we polish the songs for our first performance! Remember to turn in your uniform money with cash or check (made payable to Wheeler Chorus Booster Club).  Uniforms will be ordered this week so please remit payment as soon as possible. Tuesday, 9 chorus students will represent Wheeler at the Georgia State University Singfest. We look forward to a day of music with other high school students in the area.
Music Appreciation
Several students have assignments missing. Please check synergy for those missing assignments. This week we continue in our history of Rock and Roll with packets on chapter 9 and 10. Complete all study guide packets. Our unit two test will be this Friday 9/21.



Thursday, August 30, 2018

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8/30/2018 
Chorus: All members should have logged into Charms by now (charmsoffice.com). Please complete contact information with student name, email, and T shirt size. I also need a parent name and email address as well. Uniform information will be coming in the following week. Students, all solfege should be complete in all songs now. We are well underway in our concert literature rehearsals. Music Theory quiz on Friday 8/31.
 
Music Appreciation:  We are completing early rock and roll foundations. First major test is this Friday 8/31. Use your review sheets completed in class as a study guide.

Monday, August 20, 2018

 
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August 20

Chorus: Music Theory test on Monday for Bel Voce. This week we will continue building on our concert literature in all classes. Still focusing on pitches and rhythms with an increased focus on sight singing exercises. Also, more foundation music theory work with new packets to work on as assigned. Continue to turn in dues and update all Charms information.

Music Appreciation: Country and Western music packet and beginning jazz and music of the 60s. Still completing music listening examples of the blues. Informational material assigned on jazz and 60s rock. Reviewing music theory as well. 

Monday, August 13, 2018


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8/13/2018

Chorus: Reminder that chorus dues payments are appreciated this week. If you choose to pay in installments please talk with Mr. Perry to establish a payment plan. Also, all students should log into their Charms account https://www.charmsoffice.com/
To login in Charms: choose student/parent, enter wheelerchoir for school code, and enter lunch number as password. After the initial login, student will need to change password. Information needed under the Update Info tab: Student name, email address, and T shirt size. Also a parent name and email needs to be added as well under the Add New Adult tab at bottom. Please complete this by the end of the week.
 We have handed out several new pieces of music. Please complete solfege in all pieces by Tuesday. Also, the first music theory quiz will be this week for Chorale (3rd block Women's Choir).
Music Appreciation: Continuing the Blues and beginning Chapter 1 in Textbook Music and Its Role and Importance in our Lives. Have blues listening example ready to play for class. Also, 1st quiz on Music Theory will be on Friday.



 

Monday, August 6, 2018

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Welcome Back Students! I hope that you had a restful and rejuvenating summer. I am looking forward to the music that we will make this school year. As a reminder please return all signed syllabus and handbook verification forms as soon as possible.

Chorus: Chorus dues are $100 for the year and checks can be made payable to Wheeler Chorus Booster Club. Remember that these funds help pay for accompanists, music, T shirts, and food for choral events. Please remit payment in a timely manner. Also, all students should be signed into Charms, the online hub for chorus by the end of the week at https://www.charmsoffice.com/ 
The school login is wheelerchoir and the password is their Cobb ID number (lunch number). After logging in the first time, a new password must be chosen. Chorus fall concert music begins this week as well as beginning theory packet assignments.

Music Appreciation: Please remember to turn in syllabus verification forms as soon as possible. This week we begin the foundations of music as well as the beginning of Rock Music. Chapter 1-2 plus the documentary film on Rock.