KCC Choirs for 2014-15
Katie Brown, Director Whitney Cairns, Accompanist Heather Johnson, Choral Assistant
Choristers is an auditioned choir for beginning singers. Vocal training & music reading enhance their musical learning while singing unison music, with the introduction to two part music. Choristers will learn correct posture, breathing and pitch matching while developing skills in diction, tone production, musical artistry and rhythmic and melodic reading.
Jordan Black, Director Katie Beth Smith, Accompanist Whitney Reed Ostercamp, Choral Assistant
An intermediate choir for those who have completed the Choristers' training or are advanced beginners. Singers will continue to build on the skills previously learned in other choirs and musical experineces. Vocal training is continued with two-part and three-part harmonies. Tone production and musical independence are emphasized while artistry and reading skills are refinded.
Jeff Lackey, Director Brook Bisaillon, Accompanist
Concert Choir is a peforming choir open to singers in grades 6, 7 and 8. It is comprised of highly motivated, experienced singers who have participated in the KCC program, have been recommended by their director and have shown the maturity to focus during long rehearsals and performances. The need to demonstrate the reponsibility to follow direction and be a contributing member of the ensemble. Singers must be independent singers and sing harmony. Musical interpretation and choral blend are stressed. Challenging literature including foreign language pieces, are standard.
*Singers who have completed the 8th grade may apply to become a KCC Ambassador and continue to sing with Concert Choir whild in high school.