• Choir and Music Appreciation Courses will be taught by Ms. Jennifer Kauffmann.  To access her LCPS website, click here

    These are the Chorus course descriptions from the LCPS Program of Studies.  Not all of these courses are offered at Broad Run High School. 

     
     
    Mixed Chorus 280000
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: None
    Mixed Chorus provides a singing experience for students who have no background in choral music. Through participation in performances, students build self-confidence and the concept of teamwork. Basic vocal technique, music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in ensemble performances is required. 
     
    Small Vocal Ensemble 278000
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Audition
    The Small Vocal Ensemble offers unique opportunities for highly motivated and dedicated singers who can perform at a high level of proficiency. Students receive specialized coaching in singing techniques and perform music in a wide variety of styles. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by signing literature that is sacred and secular. Participation in ensemble performances is required.
     
     
    Small Vocal Ensemble H 278100
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation/Audition and enrollment in Small Vocal Ensemble
    The Small Vocal Ensemble offers unique opportunities for highly motivated and dedicated singers who can perform at a high level of proficiency. Students receive specialized coaching in singing techniques and perform music in a wide variety of styles. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by signing literature that is sacred and secular. Participation in ensemble performances is required.
     
    Advanced Mixed Chorus 282000
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Audition
    Advanced Chorus is a select group of highly motivated and committed students who are seeking a more intense performance experience. Members of this group will continue to build their individual skills by performing in a variety of settings. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Advanced Mixed Chorus H 282100
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit:1
    Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation/Audition and enrollment in Advanced Mixed Chorus
    Advanced Chorus is a select group of highly motivated and committed students who are seeking a more intense performance experience. Members of this group will continue to build their individual skills by performing in a variety of settings. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Advanced Bass Chorus 284000
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Audition
    Auditioned Advanced Bass Chorus is a select group of singers who have the opportunity to perform three and four-part music written for the tenor and bass voices. Members of this group continue to build their vocal skills by performing in a variety of settings. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Advanced Bass Chorus H 284100
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation/Audition and enrollment in Advanced Bass Chorus
    Auditioned Advanced Bass Chorus is a select group of singers who have the opportunity to perform three and four-part music written for the tenor and bass voices. Members of this group continue to build their vocal skills by performing in a variety of settings. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Advanced Treble Chorus 286000
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Audition
    Auditioned Advanced Treble Chorus is a select group of singers who have the opportunity to perform three and fourpart music written for the soprano and alto voices. Members of this group continue to build their vocal skills by performing in a variety of settings. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Advanced Treble Chorus H 286100
    Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1
    Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation/Audition and enrollment in Advanced Treble Chorus
    Auditioned Advanced Treble Chorus is a select group of singers who have the opportunity to perform three and fourpart music written for the soprano and alto voices. Members of this group continue to build their vocal skills by performing in a variety of settings. Music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in concerts as well as certain choral competitions is required.
     
    Bass Chorus 284001 Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None Students with lower voices (tenor and bass) who have no prior singing experience have the opportunity to participate in Bass Chorus. Through participation in performances, students build self-confidence and the concept of teamwork. Basic vocal technique, music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in ensemble performances is required.
     
    Treble Chorus 286001 Grade(s): 9-12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None Students with higher voices (soprano and alto) who have no prior singing experience have the opportunity to participate in Treble Chorus. Through participation in performances, students build self-confidence and the concept of teamwork. Basic vocal technique, music literacy and sight reading are components of this class. Students will develop choral literacy by singing a wide variety of choral literature that is both sacred and secular. Participation in ensemble performances is required.
     
    Music Appreciation DE 262206 Grade(s): 11-12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None Participants in the course will be given the tools to develop a meaningful, engaging and deeper understanding of music. The course will concentrate on the development of an attentive style of listening, the introduction and systematic study of the building blocks of music and will enhance awareness of the main musical styles of selected western and non-western cultures.
Last Modified on August 15, 2021