Fort Dodge Community School District

Course Description

A Cappella Choir is open to students in grades 10 through 12.  It is composed of auditioned students who meet proficiency standards in vocal quality and academic music knowledge and who display a vested interest in studying challenging choral literature and concepts.  Students in A Cappella Choir will study score annotation, vocal pedagogy, musical aesthetics and philosophy, and intermediate musicology.

UNITS:

  • Advanced
  • Music vocabulary
  • Choral singing strategies
  • Foreign language study
  • Musical production
  • Musicology
  • Listening/analyzing
  • Sight reading 4 parts
  • Baroque – contemporary style differentiation

 

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