I would like to count all the singing our youth group does as Choir but not sure how to write it on a course description or on the transcript. How can I best represent this in a transcript and Course description. Oh yeah, they do a drama in the performance too!
Grades 9 – 12
The Treble Chorus is a women’s chorus that sings a variety of music. It is open to any interested female in grades 9-12. All females in the choir program will be placed into Treble Chorus their freshman year. All students with no choir experience must have a voice placement interview with the instructor before being allowed to participate. Focus will be placed on proper vocal production, sight-reading, diction, music theory, and functioning as a musical ensemble. Required concerts for the Treble Chorus include: the Fall Concert, Holiday Concert, Clinician and/or Large Group Contest, and the Spring Concert. Other performances are possible during the course of the school year. The Treble Chorus meets daily.
High School Syllabus - Chorus Grading Procedure
25% Class participation and preparation
(The teacher clarified that this means three things; bringing music, positive attitude, and participation, which I assume means singing.)
25% Written work
(Personally, I would skip written work, but if you wanted to do this, you might have your child write a one page paper on what it's like to sing, or serve the needy through music.)
(List the performances - this teacher listed 6 performances. We don't have to plan them ahead, though, just list the performances you have done.)
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