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SPRING 2018 SEMESTER

The Preparatory Chorus provides young singers ages 4-7 the opportunity to develop their voices and musicianship in an exciting, positive, age-appropriate atmosphere. No audition is necessary for young singers to join Preparatory Chorus. 

For more information, please call 415-863-1752 x301 or email prep@sfgirlschorus.org. Registration & Tuition Agreement forms can be submitted via mail (44 Page Street, Suite 200, SF, CA 94102) or via email (prep@sfgirlschorus.org). 


About Preparatory Chorus
Students are introduced to unison choral music and beginning vocal technique. Repertoire selection encompasses a wide variety of genres, including classical, folk, sacred, secular, and multicultural. Singers will take first steps in reading from a choral octavo, increasing their ability to read both words and music. Students build listening and memory skills through weekly practice, and develop confidence and stage presence in preparation for their final performance.

Following the methodology of educator Zoltan Kodály, folk music, games, and dances foster the enjoyment of developing musical skills, including reading, writing, improvising, interpreting, and describing music. Students will use their voices, bodies, and rhythm instruments to make music, experience music, and internalize music. Musical concepts include loud/soft, fast/slow, high/low, beat, simple rhythmic values, pentatonic solfege, and simple meter.

Classes are held in San Francisco & Berkeley.

San Francisco location:
The Kanbar Performing Arts Center (Home of the San Francisco Girls Chorus)
44 Page Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Saturdays: 10:30-11:15am & 11:30-12:15pm
Mondays: 4:00-4:45pm & 4:45-5:30pm
Read about our SF Prep Chorus Director!

Berkeley location:
The Crowden School
1475 Rose Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
Saturdays: 10:00-10:45am & 11:00-11:45am
Read about our EB Prep Chorus Director!

Prep Chorus Spring Semester: January 6, 2018 - May 14, 2018

  • Course includes ear training, sight singing, and beginning vocal technique
  • Class Schedule & Length: One 45-minute class per week
  • Showcase Performance: May 19, 2018
  • Annual Tuition: $700 (Need-based financial assistance available. Please contact Director of Chorus School Administration & Programs for more information.)

Contact:
Janice Lee, Director of Chorus School Administration & Programs
(415) 863-1752 x301 | jlee@sfgirlschorus.org