ENSEMBLES

CHORALE, directed by Amanda Gundling

Chorale is our advanced ensemble comprised of students grades 8-11.  Students participating in chorale must demonstrate advanced choral techniques including, sight reading skills, head/falsetto and chest voice sound production and the ability to hold their own part against two to three other voices.  Throughout the year students will experience singing two, three and four part music.

CAMBIATA, directed by Johna Rae Barrow

Cambiata is our intermediate ensemble, comprised of treble/unchanged voices.  Students grades 5-7 will experience a growing choral etiquette and rehearsal technique with a more formal rehearsal process that includes, sight singing and score study.. Cantus members must be able to demonstrate a healthy use of head tone and will be asked to participate in a blend and balance exercise during auditions.  Throughout the year students will experience singing unison, two and three part music.  

CANTUS, directed by Erica Zimmerman

Cantus is our beginning ensemble, comprised of treble/unchanged voices.  Students grades 2-4 will experience beginning choral techniques and etiquette through game songs, canons/rounds and simple introduction to reading a score.. Cantus members must be able to demonstrate a healthy use of head tone and will be asked to participate in a blend and balance exercise during auditions.  Throughout the year students will experience singing unison and two part music.