WAMA Intermediate Vocal Session

  • For students ages 8 – 14 who have 2-3 years of private instruction, choral, or musical theatre experience
  • Session dates: June 26-July 7, 2017 (weekdays only)

Session Description

Students in the WAMA intermediate vocal session will cultivate solo and choral performance skills, musical literacy, and historical knowledge of a variety of musical genres. A nurturing environment that enhances the skills these students already possess, preparing them for more advanced study and performance opportunities under the guidance of skilled instructors and mentors.

Students wishing to enroll in the intermediate vocal session will participate in a placement assessment on Monday, June 26. Students should come prepared to play scales and their best piece, as well as complete a short written music assessment.

Some students will also be placed in small vocal ensembles which will be announced Tuesday, June 27th. Students who are not selected or who do not indicate they would like to participate in small vocal ensemble will participate in WILDArts electives. Students are able to rank the WILDArts preferences through the application process. WILDArts classes may include movement, yoga, visual arts, theatre arts, and/or creative writing.

Students participating in this session will:

  • Rehearse and perform music from a variety of genres and languages, using 2-part and 3-part harmony
  • Have the opportunity to perform as a soloist therefore gaining confidence in their performance skills
  • Learn to evaluate music from different cultures and historical periods
  • Strengthen their ability to read music
  • Review and apply appropriate techniques and etiquette during rehearsal and performance
  • Identify elements of music (melody, harmony, form, rhythm) and expressive elements while listening to musical performances by faculty

Daily Schedule

Students in the intermediate instrumental session spend their days studying music, participating in various ensembles, and the option to explore WILDArts. Students have a lunch break around noon. The day ends at 3 PM.

For more details

Contact WAMA Curriculum Manager Angela Collier at 501.821.7275 or angela@wildwoodpark.org.

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