Music Skills Essentials

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Course description

Learn SCC Choir Music in Sydney.

Being able to read music notation is a useful skill for any musician or singer. The Choir Director, will teach music reading skills and basic singing techniques, so that you can continue to build on your musical talent. You don’t need to be in the Choir to do this course.

Ideal for…

This course is open to all.

Course content

For the first seven weeks of the course, each session will consist of four components (with the balance subject to the make-up and wishes of the group):

  • An ongoing listening and discussion survey of the choral repertoire from the 16th century to the present
  • Basic vocal techniques, including warm-up exercises
  • Elementary pitch and rhythm training
  • Learning songs. We’ll start with simple unison singing and rounds, then move on to two-part songs, elementary chorales and hymns, and then to some more sophisticated repertoire

The last week of the course will include a brief concert for family and friends!

Learning outcomes

By the end of this SCC Choir Class the you will:

  • have a knowledge of basic choral repertoire
  • be aware of elementary vocal techniques
  • have developed basic choral and musical skills
Other information

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