Chorus 4: MU.912.O.3.2

Big Idea: Organizational Structure
  • Understanding: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.
    • Benchmark: Interpret and perform expressive elements indicated by the musical score and/or conductor.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Prepared Performance (P)

Students will be able to:

  • identify, explain, and apply, to the current choral literature, the conductor’s gestural cues relating to tempo, dynamics, phrasing and expressive elements.
  • analyze and perform a piece based on the expressive elements of the score and/or conductor.
  • select expressive criteria from the choral literature being studied and apply it to non-musical events and/or cross-curricular content.

Students will know: