January 29, 2018
Excellent work last Monday — the three new pieces are coming together well. Only TWO rehearsal are left before the conference performance on Feb. 16th.
Here is the repertoire for this short high profile concert at the CA State Conference for Music Educators and Choral Conductors:
ACTION ITEMS FOR FEBRUARY 5TH REHEARSAL. (Full instructions for each piece are further down in the blog.)
This week’s meditation/yoga flow
January-February Yoga Flow:
Spring Waters, by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), arr. Elena Sharkova
Use these part recordings and this professional recording to practice.
Be sure you know the translation of the Russian text. Use the translation on the inside front cover of your score to write it in your music. You must work on memorizing the translation just like you memorize the music.
Bedu Pako, arr. Meghan Quinlan
This piece must be memorized solid, including choreo. There are three videos attached here, use these to practice:
Our performance at the Western Division in 2015
Trisha Gongalore and Karuna Dharan demonstrating the choral part of the
Several of our girls demonstrating solo dance choreo (6 girls) – CHECK BACK FOR THIS VIDEO
Part Divisions, p. 5
Light of a Clear Blue Morning by Dolly Parton, arr. Craig Hella Johnson & Richard Gabrillo
Use this recording for reference.
We Rise Again by Leon Dubinsky, arr. Lydia Adams