HS Course Offerings: Music
Chorus, grades 9-12½ credit, Elective
Students will gain knowledge of proper care for the voice, develop a working knowledge of musical terms and symbols, enhance music reading skills, demonstrate confidence and poise during public performance, and develop awareness for the arts as a vital part of lifelong learning. No auditions required. The performance schedule includes 2-3 major concerts as well as homecoming coronation, music contest and graduation. Students in choir are also eligible to audition for All-State Chorus, and various other vocal festivals. Students are required to participate in all scheduled concerts. All band and choir students will be required to purchase a Dell Rapids Band/Choir shirt that will be worn for performances and competitions. Along with these shirts, the students are to wear dark black slacks, black socks, and black shoes.