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Chorus Course Selections - 2017-18

St. Pius Women’s Vocal Ensemble/Chorus – (yearlong course, 9th -12th grade)

The St. Pius Women’s Vocal Ensemble is open to female students, grade 9-12, who wish to sing in an ensemble setting. No audition is required, however, if you are registering for this course, please complete the Chorus Survey providing information as to past musical experience. Students will be given a solid foundation in the basics of singing, music reading, and vocal production for the stage and ensemble performance. Multiple styles of musical genres and languages will be explored including classical, folk, pop, Broadway, jazz, and vocal a cappella.

Prerequisites include: a love for singing, the ability to match pitch, a willingness to learn how to sight sing and improve the voice through proper vocal techniques.

Required performances MAY include Fall Concert, Christmas Concert, GMEA large group performance evaluation, Spring Concert, SPX School Masses for Veteran’s Day, Christmas, Easter, and other invitational performances. The calendar of required performances will be announced at the beginning of the year. Every effort is made to avoid conflicts with SPX after school athletic events.

St. Pius Men’s Vocal Ensemble/Chorus – (yearlong course, 9th -12th grade)

The St. Pius Men’s Vocal Ensemble is open to male students, grade 9-12, who wish to sing in an ensemble setting. No audition is required, however, if you are registering for this course, please complete the Chorus Survey providing information as to past musical experience. Students will be given a solid foundation in the basics of singing, music reading, and vocal production for the stage and ensemble performance. Multiple styles of musical genres and languages will be explored including classical, folk, pop, Broadway, jazz, and vocal a cappella.

Prerequisites include: a love for singing, the ability to match pitch, a willingness to learn how to sight sing and improve the voice through proper vocal techniques.

Required performances MAY include Fall Concert, Christmas Concert, GMEA large group performance evaluation, Spring Concert, SPX School Masses for Veteran’s Day, Christmas, Easter, and other invitational performances. The calendar of required performances will be announced at the beginning of the year. Every effort is made to avoid scheduling conflicts with SPX after school athletic events.