• Mr. Gregory Holmes Class Schedule
    Email: mgholmes@henry.k12.va.us
     
     
     First Semester
     
    1st Block:  Intermediate/Advanced Choir
     
     
     
    HCI.1 The student will read and notate music, including
             1. Identifying components of a musical score;
             2. reading rhythm patterns that include a dotted-half-quarter, dotted-quarter-eighth, dotted eighth-sixteenth, half-note triplets and corresponding rests;
             3. identifying key signatures;
             4. sight-singing eight measure, stepwise melodic patterns from two-part scores while mainaining a steady beat;
             5. singing major and minor scales, using a neutral syllable;
             6. demonstrating basic conducting patterns, inlcuding duple meter
             9. demonstrating understanding of the grand staff; and
            10. using contemporary technology to reinforce choral skills
     
    2nd Block:  Handbells

    Handbell Choir Syllabus

     
     
    VA SOL's:
    HIB.2 The student will echo, read and perform rhythms and rhytmic patterns, including whole notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, dotted half notes, dotted quarter notes, corresponding rests, and syncopations.
     
    HIB.17  The student will demonstrate musicianship and personal engagement by
                3.  participating in school performances
                4.  describing and demonstrating performance etiquitte as a performer.
     
     
    3rd Block:  Beginning Choir
     
     
     
    HCB.1 The student will read and notate music, including
              1. identifying the basic components of a vocal score;
              2. reading rhythmic patterns that include whole notes, dotted half notes, half notes, dotted quarter notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, eighth-note and quarter-note           triplets, and correspoinding rests;
              3. identifying the functions fo the sharp, flat, and natural signs;
              4. identifying key signatures;
              5. sight-singing eight-measure, stepwise melodic patterns, using do, re, mi, fa, sol and maintaining a steady beat
     
    4th Block:  Planning
     
     
     
     Second Semester
     
    1st Block:  Intermediate/Advanced Choir
                    Intermediate/Advanced Choir Syllabus
     
    See First Semester for SOL's.
     
    2nd Block:  Handbells
     
    See First Semester for SOL's.
     
    3rd Block:  Beginning Choir
     
    See First Semester for SOL's.
     
    4th Block:  Planning