October 20, 2017

Choirs

 

Bel Canto:

Bel Canto is a treble performing ensemble comprised only of treble voices. This performing group concentrates on three part choral music from all periods in music history for treble voices. For the Spring Show, this group concentrates on music of movies, Broadway, and contemporary pop styles.

 

Bella Voce:

Bella Voce is an auditioned performing ensemble concentrating on advanced choral music for three and four parts women’s voices from all time periods of music history. Emphasis is placed on sight singing skills, unaccompanied and accompanied singing, and striving for the finest in choral music excellence for women’s voices.

 

Camerata:

The Starr’s Mill Men’s Chorus is a performing ensemble comprised of men from grades 9-12. This group concentrates on music for the tenor and bass voices, performing mostly three part music for the male voice. Concentrating on music from all periods of music history, the Men’s Chorus also integrates music of varying styles and genres from spirituals to music of movies, Broadway, and contemporary pop.

 

Chanticleer:

Chanticleer is an auditioned performing ensemble for the most advanced men’s and women’s voices. This group concentrates on the most advanced choral music from all periods of music history. Emphasis is placed on sight singing skills, unaccompanied and accompanied singing, and striving for the finest in choral music excellence for men’s and women’s combined voices.

 

An Octave Above:

An Octave Above is an auditioned performing ensemble for advanced singers. This group concentrates on a cappella vocal jazz. Emphasis is placed on sight singing skills, ear training and the ability to sing jazz harmonies. The class meets zero period each day and performs throughout the year in and outside of school.

 

Men of the Mill:

Men of the Mill is an auditioned performing ensemble for advanced singers. This group concentrates on a cappella literature for the male voice. Emphasis is placed on sight singing skills, ear training and the ability to sing jazz harmonies. The class meets before school each day, at scheduled times after school, is student directed and performs throughout the year in and outside of school.