A Cappella Choir, Chamber, Concert, Pacer & Treble Choirs, Company, & AP Music Theory
A Cappella Choir
A Cappella is a large, yet select, group of 70 singers. This group is the leading representative of the Lakeridge choir program. Students perform many styles of music, from classical to Broadway. In-class rehearsal time develops each individual's singing voice and musicality. Prospective group members must contact the instructor about a short private audition. Course may be repeated for credit.
Chamber Choir is an audition group for 10th and 11th graders. In addition to performing in all school concerts and extra-curricular performances, Chamber Choir members receive extra training in vocal production, sight-singing and performance skills. The course emphasizes the fun of singing in a group.
Course may be repeated for credit.
Concert Choir is an audition group for sophomores. Members must have basic sight-singing skills, the ability to sing in tune and with energy. Students perform many styles of music. This course provides training in voice production and sight singing. The group performs in all school concerts and has the opportunity to perform outside of the school as well.
Pacer Choir is a non-audition group for freshman boys. The course emphasizes developing vocal skills, sight singing, performance, and having fun singing in a large group or smaller ensemble.
Treble Choir is a non-audition group for freshman girls. The course emphasizes developing vocal skills, sight singing, performance, and having fun singing in a large group or a smaller ensemble.
Company is a select choral music group at Lakeridge. A two-part audition consisting of singing and dancing occurs each spring. The group travels and performs extensively throughout the year. Styles of music range from Broadway to Pop to Jazz. Course may be repeated for credit.
AP Music Theory
AP Music Theory is a college-level course that explores the fundamental structure and function of music. Through aural and written analysis, students will learn advanced musical skills such as harmonic analysis, composition, melodic and harmonic dictation, and sight-singing. Topics covered include key signatures, triads, intervals, rhythms, melodic structure, harmonic chord progression, texture, form, ear training and some music history and style. The AP Music Theory course requires prior music experience and additional summer work. The AP Music Theory exam will be offered in May.