CURRICULAR CHOIRS

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CONCERT CHOIR

Concert Choir is the most advanced choral ensemble at Ankeny Centennial High School and is comprised of singers in grades 10-12. The class curriculum will include advanced techniques for healthy singing, speaking, and living; sight-reading skills, musical terms, abbreviations, notation and symbols; a variety of musical styles; how to mark a vocal score; and techniques for singing with good diction, tone and intonation. Additionally, the Ankeny Centennial High School Concert Choir will focus on working together to meet common goals, working to achieve personal goals, and improving organizational skills. The Concert Choir will perform at a number of evening concerts including the Fall Choral Concert, Winter Choral Concert, the Spring Concert Spectacular, State Large Group Contest and the End of the Year Choral Concert. As the representative choral ensemble from Ankeny Centennial High School, the Concert Choir will also perform at several additional concert venues and choral competitions throughout the school year. Members of Concert Choir meet during Period 6. Concert Choir is under the direction of Mr. Miller.

CANTAMUS

Cantamus is an advanced auditioned women’s ensemble. The class curriculum will include advanced techniques for healthy singing, speaking, and living; sight-reading skills, musical terms, abbreviations, notation and symbols; a variety of musical styles; how to mark a vocal score; and techniques for singing with good diction, tone and intonation. Additionally, Cantamus will focus on working together to meet common goals, working to achieve personal goals, and improving organizational skills. Cantamus meets daily during Period 5L under the direction of Mr. Henkle.

CENTENNIAL SINGERS BLACK

Centennial Singers Black is an advanced mixed choral ensemble comprised of singers in grades 10-12. The class curriculum will include techniques for healthy singing, speaking, and living; sight-reading skills, musical terms, abbreviations, notation and symbols; a variety of musical styles; how to mark a vocal score; and techniques for singing with good diction, tone and intonation. Additionally, the Centennial Singers will focus on working together to meet common goals, working to achieve personal goals, and improving organizational skills. Centennial Singers Black meets during 3rd hour and is directed by Mr. Stern.

CENTENNIAL SINGERS SILVER/MAROON

Centennial Singers Silver and Maroon are two non-auditioned mixed choral ensembles comprised of singers in grades 10-12. The class curriculum will include techniques for healthy singing, speaking, and living; sight-reading skills, musical terms, abbreviations, notation and symbols; a variety of musical styles; how to mark a vocal score; and techniques for singing with good diction, tone and intonation. Additionally, the Centennial Singers will focus on working together to meet common goals, working to achieve personal goals, and improving organizational skills. Centennial Singers Silver meets during 2nd hour, and Centennial Singers Maroon meets during 7th hour. Both ensembles are co-directed by Mr. Henkle, Mr. Miller, and Mr. Stern.

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