Chorus

Welcome to the PHS Choir/Concert Choir Page!!!

 

MUS722/MUS727-Choir/Freshman Honors Choir

The secondary Choir experience is intended to introduce students in grades 9-12 to the vocal ensemble environment. This Choir allows students

with varying experiences to develop their vocal skills and musicianship within a group setting. The discipline of performance enables students to develop emotional maturity, self-poise, and good work habits through self-discipline. Participation in the choir reinforces academic concepts such as concentration and memorization and integrates these with critical thinking, reading, and interpretive skills. In addition, students develop a sense of artistic appreciation and respond physically, emotionally, and intellectually through self-expression, and with confidence. Choir promotes appreciation of the aesthetic expressions of other people and the ability and desire to interpret them creatively.

Students who enjoy singing but may have had no or minimal high school choral experiences are encouraged to take this class, which is considered a pre-requisite for Concert Choir. Singers in Choir will learn the rudiments of vocal technique, sight singing, rhythm, and scales. Members in Choir, Freshman Honors Choir, Concert Choir, and Honors Concert Choir will participate together in all concerts.

The members of the Freshman Honors Choir and the Choir currently meet as combined classes. The members of Freshman Honors Choir devote numerous hours of preparation, rehearsal and practice and concert performance time beyond the school day and school week. Many of these students represent the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District on local, regional, state and national levels.

This course of study will also show correlation to the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS) for Visual and Performing Arts /1.1- 1.4 and Technology/8.1-8.2

 

MUS725/730 Concert Choir/Honors Concert Choir

The secondary Concert Choir experience is intended to augment and refine the musical skills acquired in the elementary and middle schools. The choir offers students in grades 10-12 the opportunity to perform music of the highest caliber. The discipline of performance enables students to develop emotional maturity, self-poise and good work habits through self-discipline. Participation in the choir reinforces academic concepts such as concentration and memorization and integrates these with critical thinking, reading and interpretive skills. In addition, students develop a sense of artistic appreciation and respond physically, emotionally and intellectually through self-expression and with confidence. Concert Choir promotes appreciation of the aesthetic expressions of other people and the ability and desire to interpret them creatively. The members of the Honors Concert Choir and the Concert Choir currently meet as combined classes. The members of Honors Concert Choir devote numerous hours of preparation, rehearsal and practice and concert performance time beyond the school day and school week. Many of these students represent Parsippany-Troy Hills School District on local, regional, state and national levels.

This course of study will also show correlation to the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS) for Visual and Performing Arts /1.1- 1.4 and Technology/8.1-8.2



Announcements:

Next Choir Performance: 
PHS Choir Cabaret
Thursday, May 31, 2018 in the PHS Auditorium @ 7PM


School Events 
June 21, 2018
Graduation, meet at 8:30 PHS in the Choir Room

 

PHS Music Department Trip-April, 2019

More info will be posted soon!!!




Contact Info

Christine Wilson - Choir Director
Email: cwilson@pthsd.net

Gregory Dalakian - Band Director
Email: gdalakian@pthsd.net

Erin Neglio - Band Director
Email: eneglio@pthsd.net


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