Concert Choir is a beginning/intermediate level choir for mixed voices, treble and bass open 9-12. Students will learn how to use the various parts of their voices and will begin to sing in 2, 3 and begin 4-part harmonies. They will learn proper diction for both the English and Italian languages as well as others. Students will begin learning or continue learning the fundamentals of music theory and the vocal mechanism.
Advanced Treble Ensemble
Advanced Treble Ensemble is a year-long ensemble course open by audition only to women grades 10-12. This is an intermediate-advanced course focusing on SSA and SSAA literature from all periods of music history. Students develop advanced vocal and musicianship skills, sight reading training, and the interpretation of treble voice choral literature. The students are expected to match pitch, excel in sight-singing skills, and present collegiate level performances.
Vocal Ensemble is a year-long ensemble course open to advanced male and female singers by audition only in grades 10-12. This ensemble is the primary public relations group for EDHS Choral Music. Students are expected to be the top choral musicians at El Dorado while continuing to develop advanced vocal and musicianship skills. Students study and perform advanced literature for mixed ensembles. The students are expected to match pitch, excel in sight-singing skills, and present collegiate level performances. Private lessons, especially over the summer are encouraged and highly recommended.