Choir

Welcome to the Regional School District #4Valley Regional High School Choral Program
Laura Hilton- Fine Arts Department Chair, Choral Director
Serving the towns of Chester, Deep River, and Essex, CT

SPECIAL MESSAGE: *ALL STUDENTS AND PARENT HAVE A MEETING ON SEPT. 7th @ 7pm regarding the Spring Music Competition (VRHS Auditorium)
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2012-2013 Audition Repertoire and Website Links

CMEA Audition Repertoire: Southern Region Music Festival (all from 24 Italian Songs and Arias)
GO TO: www.cmea.org for all audition information

General Italian Information
Italian Diction General Gu~1.mp3‎ (3 MB‎)

Soprano- Gia is sole dal Gange (medium high version)
Gia il sole dal Gange (Sop~1.mp3‎ (3 MB‎)

Alto- Per la Gloria (medium low version)
Per La Gloria (Alto 2012).mp3‎ (3 MB‎)

Tenor- Alma del Core (medium high version)
Alma del Core (Tenor 2012).mp3‎ (2 MB‎)

Bass- Nina (medium low version)
Nina (Bass 2012).mp3‎ (3 MB‎)

CMEA Audition Repertoire: All-State Music Festival
GO TO: www.cmea.org for all audition information

"Warnum" from Vier Quartette, Op. 92 by Brahms Under Public Domain- cpdl.org/ ed. Ornes
(Music minus one version)
Women: May audition as Soprano or Alto (1 audition only)
Men: May audition as Tenor or Bass (1 audition only)
*For additional information please visit www.cmea.org*

NEMFA Audition Repertoire:
GO TO: www.nemfa.org: New England Music Festival
Special note: Students may audition on a solo and/or in an ensemble


2012-2013 VRHS Music Calendar

See link on side panel

General Information:
Music Theory Practice Links

Great resource for chorus and music theory students...

Here are some great places to practice some of the music reading skills you have been learning in class. Have fun! If you print your last page and have your parent sign it.. you may hand it in for extra credit!!

musicards.net

www.musictheory.net

www.emusictheory.com/practice.html

www.teoria.com/

http://www.musictechteacher.com/

Sightreading Exercises:
*I came across a website that presents a very sequential approach to sightsinging

  • IT LOOKS GREAT!!

http://neilhawes.com/sstheory/sitesing.htm

Here are some vocal examples in both treble and bass clefs. :-) Remember... the more you practice reading, the easier it gets!
For instrumental examples, please see Mr. Lam (Watkins-Farnum Test)

Soprano (High)
http://www.sad60.k12.me.us/~lowell/MaineAllStateChoralAudition/Key%20of%20F%20-%20Treble%20Clef.html

Alto (Low)
http://www.sad60.k12.me.us/~lowell/MaineAllStateChoralAudition/Key%20of%20Bb%20-%20Treble%20Clef.html

Tenor (High)
http://www.sad60.k12.me.us/~lowell/MaineAllStateChoralAudition/Key%20of%20F%20-%20Bass%20Clef.html

Bass (Low)
http://www.sad60.k12.me.us/~lowell/MaineAllStateChoralAudition/Key%20of%20Bb%20-%20Bass%20Clef.html

Virtual Piano Keyboard
http://www.people.vcu.edu/~bhammel/theory/resources/flash/keyboard.swf