Chamber Singers is one of three choral ensembles at Brandywine Heights High School. Students may select the course each school year and are required to audition in order to participate in the ensemble. Chamber Singers performs advanced choral literature chosen from a broad range of genres, historical eras, and cultures. Chamber Singers rehearses every other cycle day during first period for the entire school year and has three major performances including the holiday and spring concerts and Music In Our Schools, as well as other public performances. Enrollment in Chamber Singers (0.5 credits) satisfies the Art requirement and may be repeated for credit.
The objective of this course is to develop advanced musicianship skills and foster musical independence in choral music students. As a result of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate appropriate, proper, and healthy vocal technique and production
- Identify, describe, and apply basic elements of music
- Perform choral literature accurately and fluently, both alone and with others
- Apply knowledge of historical and cultural influences, as well as composers’ expressive intent, to perform choral literature to the highest quality