Biloxi High School Choral Department
2019 – 2020 Show Choir Syllabus
Teacher: Mrs. Jennifer Scrimpshire
¯ The student will work on the basic skills of singing, including vocal technique and solo vocal performance. Proper vocalization, breathing, support, diction and intonation will be addressed.
¯ The student will learn choreography to a multitude of songs from a variety of genres.
¯ The student will learn to prepare a show for performance. That is, the student will learn to sing correctly and dance effectively together at the same time.
¯ The students will learn proper performance etiquette.
Tests and Grades:
¯ The student will be given a daily grade for each day he or she actively participates in Show Choir.
¯ The student will be periodically tested on vocal parts and/or choreography.
¯ All performances and after school/weekend rehearsals count as major test grades.
¯ The student may retest on vocal parts and/or choreography.
¯ If the student chooses to retest, the student must come in for extra lessons two days after school for 30 minutes each. These days will be agreed upon by the teacher and the student.
¯ The student is expected to learn music terminology as assigned.
¯ The student will attend after school and/or weekend rehearsals as necessary.
¯ Regular and prompt attendance and preparation
¯ Enthusiastic participation in class discussion and activities
¯ Performance of memorized songs
1.5" BLACK 3 rind binder
1 pack of pencils