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70995  Vocal Music I:  Mixed Chorale (9-12)

  • Prerequisite: None

  • Offered:  Spring Only

  • Requirement: All Choral Performances

This beginning SATB ensemble teaches students the basic elements of choral singing as well as an appreciation for many styles of choral music.  Requirements include matching pitch, class participation, attending all performances, understanding basic music theory concepts, and the ability to give your best effort while working with others in a group setting. On rare occasions, after school work is required to prepare for upcoming performances which will be communicated well in advance to allow students to make necessary accommodations. Students in this choir are usually beginners with little to no previous high school choral experience. Students will participate in all Choral Department Concerts - Winter Concert and Spring Concert. At the end of each semester this class works on music listening and music theory review assignments.

71995  Vocal Music I:  Women’s Chorus (9-12)

  • Prerequisite: None

  • Offered:  Fall Only

  • Requirement: All Choral Performances

This beginning, non-audition class consists of ALL WOMEN (returning students and beginning).  During this course, students learn the basic elements of choral singing and an appreciation for many styles of choral music. Requirements include matching pitch, class participation, attending all performances, understanding basic music theory concepts, and the ability to give one’s best effort while working with others in a group setting. On rare occasions, after school work is required to prepare for upcoming performances which will be communicated well in advance to allow students to make necessary accommodations. Students in this choir range from beginners with little to no previous choral experience, to more advanced female singers. Students from all grades are welcome. Fall semester activities include participation in all Choral Department Concerts - Fall Concert and Christmas Concert. This class has a rich tradition of Choral excellence as well as a welcoming and respectful atmosphere for all types of female singers. 

73995  Vocal Music I:  Men’s Chorus: (9-12)

  • Prerequisite: None

  • Offered:  Fall Only

  • Requirement: All Choral Performances

This beginning, non-auditioned class consists of ALL MEN (returning students and beginning) and teaches students the basic elements of choral singing, as well as an appreciation for many styles of choral music. Requirements for this class include being male, matching pitch, class participation, attending all performances, understanding basic music theory concepts, and the ability to give your best effort while working with others in a group setting. On rare occasions, after school work is required to prepare for upcoming performances. These times are communicated well in advance to allow students to make necessary accommodations. Students in this choir range from beginners with little or no previous choral experience, to more advanced male singers. Students from all grades are welcome. Fall semester activities include participation in all Choral Department Concerts - Fall Concert and Christmas Concert. Come be a part of the MAN KWAR. Experience and take ownership of a wonderful musical opportunity. 

72995  Vocal Music II:  Concert Choir (9-12)

  • Prerequisite: Vocal Music I AND Choral Director approval.

  • Offered:  Spring Only

  • Requirement: All Choral Performances

This large, intermediate choral group meets in the spring semester. Membership in this SATB ensemble is voice part specific, and course enrollment will be determined based on written approval of the Choir Director. The students will display an intermediate knowledge of musical concepts and will perform sacred and secular choral repertoire. Requirements include matching pitch, class participation, attending all performances, understanding basic music theory concepts, and the ability to give one’s best effort while working with others in a group setting. On rare occasions, after school work is required to prepare for upcoming performances. These times are communicated well in advance to allow students to make necessary accommodations. Spring semester activities include participation in all Choral Department Concerts - Winter Concert and Spring Concert, J.B. Lyle Choral Festival performance, and possible ACDA State Choral Festival. This will be a great class for students wishing to further their choral experience and build on past musical knowledge. 

74995  Vocal Music III:  Chamber Choir (10-12)

  • Prerequisites: Vocal Music I AND Audition

  • Offered: Spring & Fall Semesters

  • Requirement:  All Choral Performances

This class consists of 24 to 32 voices, requires a two semester commitment, and is by AUDITION ONLY. This Choir is a select, advanced ensemble, which performs a wide variety of both sacred and secular choral literature, including a cappella music as well as vocal jazz. Fall semester activities include participation in all Choral Department Concerts - Fall Concert and Christmas Concert, National Anthems at Football/Basketball games, LCHS Madrigal, All-East Honor Clinic (extracurricular auditioned group). Spring semester activities include all Choral Department Concerts - Winter Concert and Spring Concert, J.B. Lyle Choral Festival performance, possible ACDA State Choral Festival, All-State Honor Conference (extracurricular audition group), and LCHS Graduation, as well as any and all Community Outreach Performances. Students from this class may participate in a choral department trip, which usually includes performances out of town. Being a member of the Chamber Choir is an honor and a privilege. Chamber Choir serves as the flagship choral ensemble for Lenoir City High School. These students work exceptionally hard to represent our school and community with utmost pride and professionalism.