Monday, December 3, 2018

 
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Week of December 3
Chorus
Congratulations on a beautiful Holiday Concert. It was a big day for Wheeler nation with every music ensemble performing on one day. Saturday was a long, but incredibly musical day for all of us. I am so proud at how well you sang and how you handled yourself on stage. Bravo to all! We will continue with one on part vocal tests throughout the week. Well done!
Music Appreciation
We will continue our unit of Music in Film and continue with American Musicals.


Monday, November 26, 2018

 
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Week of November 26
Chorus: Last week of rehearsals before the Holiday Concert on Saturday 12/1. Remember Chorale your call time is 1:00pm at the PAC. Bel Voce's call time is 3:45 in the PAC. Tickets can be bought at the door.
 
Music Appreciation: Begin Music in Film. Book p. 360- p. 379. Chapter review questions on p. 379 #1-14. Music Film scores.
 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 
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Chorus:
 Final week before our Thanksgiving break. Remember to purchase your tickets for the Holiday Showcase on December 1! Our goal is for every student to sell at least two tickets.
 
Music Appreciation
Test over British beat groups this week on Thursday 11/15. Complete the test review and turn in any outstanding work. 





Monday, November 5, 2018

 
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Week of November 5
 Chorus:
Holiday Showcase tickets are available for purchase through this link http://www.wheelerorchestra.com/holiday-showcase.html.  Be sure to indicate that you are buying as a chorus student. This is our fall fundraiser so it is very important that you indicate chorus when purchasing tickets. Paper forms are also available and will be sent home this week. The deadline for paper forms is November 26, after that date only tickets at the door will be sold. Invite your friends and family, we want a full house and order early! 
 
Music Appreciation
Continuing with British Beat groups packet #5 and beginning music of the late 70s early 80s. The musical the Wiz will be shown and discussed.




Tuesday, October 23, 2018

 
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Chorus:
Magnet Open House night is this Thursday 10/25. We will have two performances of "Come In From Firefly Darkness". Wear your chorus shirt and jeans. 
This week we will really start digging into our Holiday concert music pitches and rhythms as well as sightreading examples.
 
Music Appreciation
We will begin a new unit starting with the British Beat Bands (ex. the Beatles). Listening examples and chapter reviews will be given. Complete all classwork!

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.