Music

日博体育app School's music program is current, innovative, and unique.

Approximately one-third of students are enrolled in the music program each trimester. 日博体育在线提供七个音乐表演课程:合唱, Diversity Music Ensemble, Jazz Roots Ensemble, Master Singers, 日博体育在线精英合唱团及声乐表演工作坊. 每年每个班都有几场表演. 此外,还开设不良贷款课程, 比如20世纪60年代的音乐, 独立音乐-重塑音乐世界, 耳朵训练和音乐理论, 写作和安排使用终曲, 爵士乐理论与作曲, and Songwriting.

These classes are taught by highly skilled teachers who are working music professionals with real-world experience in the music industry and performance arena. They bring their contacts, expertise, 和经验进入课堂, 创造富有创造力和影响力的课程 这通常是行业专业人士的聚集地.

 

Meet the Teachers

Cathy Block P'14音乐/舞蹈系主任
Vinroy Brown, Choir Director
Greg Lipscomb,器乐教师
 

Course Offerings

Vocal Performance Workshop 是声乐训练和表演的大师班吗, 强调声乐技巧的建立, 在工作环境中学会建设性地批评同伴, 学会接受建设性的批评并表现出来. 这门课的音乐背景是广阔的, 从音乐剧歌曲到当代音乐. Students will perform as an ensemble but will also get at least 2 themed song assignments. For these assignments, 他们将为全班表演, receive feedback, and give a repeat performance after they’ve incorporated suggestions from the workshop. 一个主题的例子可能是二重唱, where the teacher will pair two students together on a selected song. 其他主题可以是:三部分和声, 特定的艺术家或音乐家, 或者不同类型的音乐, such as pop or folk. 如果有学生演奏乐器, they will be encouraged to accompany themselves or collaborate with classmates. Students will audition for a performance slot at the end of the trimester concert. 乐团将在现场钢琴家和/或室内乐队的伴奏下演出. This class serves as a good resource for anyone who loves to sing and is ideal for students who plan to audition for collegiate-level music or theater programs.

Chorus is a performance class using group and harmony singing in a variety of styles. Students learn physical exercises to enhance and improve vocal skills, breathing, coordination, and rhythmic skills. 合唱团有各种现场表演的机会, and several students have been selected for Bucks County Music Educator's Association County Chorus over the past ten years.

从巴赫到冷戏再到非洲和中国民谣, Diversity Music Ensemble is designed to celebrate musical diversity across different styles, eras and cultures. 拉弓和弹拨乐器的弦乐器演奏者, vocalists, keyboardists, percussionists, 吹风的人都是受欢迎的. 也体现了音乐多样性的精神, we often collaborate with students of other ensembles or other select musicians at 日博体育app. 学生们学习建立一个强大的音乐团队的艺术, being rhythmically in sync, and playing the supportive role as well as the solo within a group.

Jazz Roots Ensemble plays jazz or jazz-influenced music, but is not limited to that genre. 作为一个器乐和声乐组合, students have played everything from Miles Davis to Ingrid Michaelson, 还有日博体育在线乐队成员的原创作品. Improvisation, listening, ear development, and playing as a tight unit are key in this class. We perform evening concerts, as well as making school assembly appearances. 听爵士根乐团表演学生写的歌曲...


 


Master Singers 一个由12-16名学生组成的精选小组是否属于更大的合唱团. Participation in the Masters Singers is by invitation or audition only. The Master Singers have additional opportunities to perform and must audition for the Bucks County Music Educators Chorus.

Rock Band is a class devoted solely to playing and performing contemporary and classic rock. 来体验一下加入乐队的感觉吧. 学生们学习如何排练, stage presence, performance skills, 以及如何为乐队安排令人兴奋的曲目. 日博体育在线的音乐会很有趣,声音很大,通常能让观众动起来. 欢迎声乐家和器乐家.

日博体育在线精英合唱团 is an ensemble designed for the musical student who plays at a very advanced level. Students are admitted by audition or at the discretion of the music director. Though preference will be given to those who are well grounded in the classical style and who can fluently read music notation, students will have the opportunity to study a mix of musical styles with all of their particular characteristics. 每个学生在选择曲目时都要扮演一个角色. Performances throughout the school year include a school assembly, a school auction, end-of-trimester音乐会, 还有其他校外场地有待确定. 请听日博体育在线精英乐团的表演...

In 独立音乐及其如何重塑音乐世界 日博体育在线和一些日博体育在线报道过的艺术家通过skype联系, 以及与音乐经理交谈, producers and radio hosts.

In 用Logic Pro制作音乐 students will become familiar with Logic, which is a widely used DAW in the recording industry. They will compose original music and score film clips using Logic, and receive feedback on their work learning compositional and arranging techniques. 

Who do you listen to? From Post Malone to Beyonce, Ariana Grande to Dua Lipa, Adele to the Weeknd—what’s your jam? In American Pop Music we start from the minstrels of the 1800s and traveling right up to rap, 日博体育在线将踏上一段千古启发性的旅程. Listen to some great music and learn the stories that made the music you love. This is the ever-evolving and profoundly complex story of American Pop music. 这可能会让你大吃一惊

In Songwriting 日博体育在线深入研究歌曲创作的具体细节. 日博体育在线强调发现你自己独特的创作声音, while developing a vocabulary and understanding of what makes other songs, and writers great.

Vocal Performance Workshop 是声乐训练和表演的大师班吗. 它强调声乐技巧的建立, 在工作环境中学会建设性地批评同伴, and performing. 
 

大乐队和小乐队的配乐
Music of the 1960's
用Logic Pro制作音乐 
爵士乐理论与作曲
史上最伟大的乐队
耳朵训练和音乐理论
写作和安排使用终曲 
American Pop Music
声乐表演工作坊
多样性、文化和分享



Private Music Lessons

As a service to students, the music department can arrange for outside music teachers to come to 日博体育app School to provide private lessons, including piano, voice, trumpet, flute, violin, viola, guitar, bass guitar, string bass, saxophone, and drums. 如有需要,可提供音乐导师名单.

 

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