Treble/Bass Chorale

 

Chorales are open to all new singers at Campolindo regardless of experience or background.  Here, all students will learn the basics of vocal production, different styles of choral music, and rehearsal and performance practices. Music theory will be emphasized including study of sight-singing, notation, phrasing, rhythm, harmony, and musical terminology.  Students in these classes must attend all dress rehearsals, and concerts as indicated by the calendar.  All performances are required.  Rehearsal expectations and conduct, attendance, and knowledge of music will all be factored in participation and grading.  

 

Treble/Bass Ensemble

 

Ensembles are for intermediate voices.  Membership in these choirs is open at the discretion of the director and the CampoChoir musical staff.  Here, all students will continue to emphasize music theory and develop vocal technique, posture, and rehearsal and performance procedures with the expectation of prior practice and knowledge.  Students in this class must attend all dress rehearsals, performances, festivals, and concerts as indicated by the calendar.  All performances are required.  Rehearsal expectations and conduct, attendance, and knowledge of music will all be factored in participation and grading. Performance apparel is required.

 

Concert Choir

 

Concert Choir is the largest ensemble and the heart of the CampoChoir program.  It is an advanced group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors who will rehearse and perform different styles of choral music composed specifically for advanced large choral ensembles.  Student achievement will involve the development of vocal technique, posture, rehearsal procedures, and music theory, though prior knowledge and skill is expected. These skills will be reinforced and practiced daily to ensure vocal health, productive rehearsals, and the continued development of individual musicianship. Performances will include touring, collegiate-level choral festivals, and local concerts. Students in this class must attend all dress rehearsals, performances, festivals, and concerts as indicated by the calendar.  All performances are required.  Rehearsal expectations and conduct, attendance, and knowledge of music will all be factored in participation and grading.  Performance apparel is required.

 

**This ensemble requires prior experience.

 

Chamber Singers

 

Chamber Singers is an SATB small auditioned ensemble for sophomores, juniors, and seniors in CampoChoir.  Students will study and perform advanced levels of choral literature composed specifically for small choral ensembles. Student achievement will involve the development of vocal technique, posture, rehearsal procedures, and music theory, though prior knowledge and skill is expected. These skills will be reinforced and practiced daily to ensure vocal health, productive rehearsals, first-rate performances and the continued development of individual musicianship. Students in this class must attend all dress rehearsals, performances, festivals, and concerts as indicated by the calendar.  All performances are required.  Performances will include touring, collegiate-level choral festivals, and local concerts. Performance apparel is required.

 

There are additional requirements for participants in this ensemble that include but are not limited to extra rehearsals, Chamber Retreat, A Cappella Showcase, and community performances.  Rehearsal expectations and conduct, attendance, and knowledge of music will all be factored in participation and grading.  It is extremely difficult for this ensemble to perform without all members – everyone in this group must be willing to commit to all of its rehearsals and performances in addition to all outside responsibilities.