• GCA Music Department News

     

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    Upcoming Music Events:

    Thurs, Sept 16 - GCA Orchestra Concert, 7 pm, Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium. Students should report by 6:30 pm.

    Frid Sept 27 - GCA Band Concert, 7 pm at Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium. Student call time is 6:30 pm.

    Thurs, Sept 30 - GCA Choir Concert, 7 pm at Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium. Call time TBD.

     

    Music Department Updates:

    SYMPHONIC STRINGS, WIND ENSEMBLE, AND CHORALE:Do not forget that your registration and small deposit for our Anaheim trip are due on TUESDAY, 8/31, online. Please refer back to the email presentation sent to you by your music teacher for the link and the code. Email your music teacher if you have any questions or are unsure what to do. Also, the first deadline for tax credit is September 15th! PARENTS who were interested in chaperoning, we will be contacting you shortly with more information. Music Trip PosterInformational Slide show 

    ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS: Be on the lookout for the Music Department’s Little Caesar’s Pizza Kit sales from September 1-October 1. Sales benefit the music department’s California trip in January.

     

  • GCA Choir

    Under the leadership of Choir Director, Ted Gibson, the following courses are available: 

    Junior High

    Girls Choir -“Belles Chanteuses” 
    This course is a study of beginning and intermediate music concepts: music reading skills with emphasis on solfege, vocal technique,
    and performance skills. No previous experience is required and students will not be required to sing alone. The purpose of this course
    is to encourage students to have fun while studying different types of music, including traditional, musical theater, jazz, and popular
    styles, as well as music in foreign languages.


    Boys Choir - “Lacones” 
    This course is a study of beginning and intermediate music concepts: music reading skills with emphasis on solfege, vocal technique
    with a focus on the boy’s changing voice, and performance skills. No previous experience is required and students will not be required to
    sing alone. The purpose of this course is to encourage students to have fun while studying different types of music, including
    traditional, musical theater, jazz, and popular styles, as well as music in foreign languages.

    High school

    Advanced Women’s Chorus 
    This advanced women’s choir course will provide students the opportunity to study literature of all style periods, vocal technique and
    musicianship skills. The choir will serve as a feeder program for Chorale upon acquisition of skills. Concert performances will be every
    nine weeks.

    Men’s Chorale 
    This course will feature a study of tenor and bass literature in a variety of styles with an emphasis on vocal technique and musicianship
    skills. The choir will serve as a feeder into chorale upon acquisition of skills. Concert performances will be every nine weeks.

    Chorale:
    This advanced mixed choir will provide students the opportunity to study literature of all style periods, advanced vocal techniques and
    musicianship skills. It will involve a rigorous performance schedule and competition in state and local events. 

    For further information please visit the GCA Choir Website