Tass AMV – Vocal February 8th

New student today – welcome!

  • Warm up – breathing
    • Hissing – longest hiss
    • Circle massage warm up – release tension, build trust in group.
    • hum – chew the hum
      • Open hum to different vowel sounds and back
      • Eh Ee Ay o oo
    • range sighs – up and down
    • Consonants – repeat after me.
    • d drd drmrd drmfmrd drmfsfmrd
  • Sight Singing book –
    • review #1, 2, 3
    • New – #4 tick tock – focus on consonants – staccatto – short
    • reinforce tonic and dominant relationship – a little shakey – must further reinforce tomorrow.
    • new #5 prum pum pum – much better
    • #7 new syllable “mi” between do and sol
      • prior knowledge – Solfeggio – opening do mi sol do`
    • Exercise 7 – shakey because of rhythms – work more on rhythms in future. – use percussion to help?
  • Solfeggio – worked on beginning section and melody
    • Chord at beginning sounds shakey – Alto’s (group 2) seem unsure – find right mix of experience for second group.
    • Began working on harmony part with second group.

Ran out of time today.  Tomorrow I should start with Solfeggio and mix up groups.  Have everyone be able to sing every part so that we learn from each other and find strengths.

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