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  • Treble Choir

    to enjoy. Although it was rather short concert, I still had the pleasure of hearing eight diverse groups sing at this year’s Winter Choir Concert. At 7 o’clock on the dot, the women of Treble Choir came out on stage. As the chatter in the audience hushed, the president of the group announced who they were and briefly talked about the two pieces they were singing that night. Treble Choir then proceeded with singing Ragtime Town, the first song I heard that night. While listening to this song, I pictured a saloon in the Wild West due to the vibrant, staccato piano accompaniment. In terms of the singers,…

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  • Mid-Winter Concert Essay

    amazing aspects as well as some not so admirable things. The “Mid-Winter Concert” was special because it brought together choirs from all ages and experiences and put them into one big event. When the concert started, it was introduced by a young lady from Bonneville. After she was done, the Women’s Choir sang their songs, followed by the Intermediate and Men’s choir. In between the transitions from one choir to the next, were small group, duet and solo songs. After Men’s Choir, Bel Cantos and…

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  • Concert Report: The Essence Of Joy

    The Essence of Joy Recently Penn State choir, Essence of Joy, performed their first concert of the year. The concert was live streamed, which provided others, myself included, who were unable to attend to experience the concert. This was a concert that included works of various composers and songs that all complemented each other well. With its gospel-esc sounds, the choir brought soul and rhythm to each piece of music they performed. The concert featured various composers and the majority of…

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  • Narrative Essay On The Soloist

    risers, our stage, and my choir director started talking to the choir, and then the other soloist in the choir and I sang for the night. As I and the other soloist made sure to frantically flip through the solos to attempt to make sure we remembered the lines, the red looming curtains opened. The distant stage lights were shining down upon me and the rest of my group of singers with hundreds of judging eyes of parents, friends, teachers, and other important people. The pressure was on us; we…

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  • Narrative Essay: A Personal Experience In High School

    sound, as it does Monday through Friday. It took me an unpleasant 30 minutes to get myself out of bed and into the shower. After showering and picking out a nice cozy outfit, I dashed upstairs to grab a quick breakfast before heading to an early choir rehearsal. In a surprisingly pleasant turn of events I noticed my loving mother had made me chocolate chip pancakes before she left for work at Canterbury Park. Making a regular appearance in my childhood, chocolate chip pancakes naturally became…

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  • Carnegie Hall Reflection

    A magnificent rounded auditorium shining with golden adornments, a ceiling that made me crane my neck to fully appreciate its vastness, and over 2,500 people in five tiers of seating truly took my breath away. Even so, the setting of Carnegie Hall couldn’t compare to the astonishment I felt when I sang there. In 2014, my concert choir was selected to be part of a 200 voice choir in a PERFORMING a Christmas concert at Carnegie Hall. We received our composition around a month before the December…

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  • 24-Hour Fast Research Paper

    my phone is that using your phone is often the default way to look busy and avoid awkwardly sitting without talking with anyone. It was hard to make myself look productive without my phone so I often resorted to writing in my notebook. Even though singing is a simple phenomenon that often requires no additional technology, we often had to use the internet or the computer to listen to recordings of the songs we were going to perform for the concert. We did this to learn and analyze their faults…

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  • Soul Voices Concert Report

    This past Wednesday, Soul Voices, directed by Jazz Studies assistant professor Pete Malinverni held their Spring concert in the Recital Hall of the Music Building. As I walked into the hall, I was surprised by its size and beauty. I had only previously been in the choral hall directly across, and so it was certainly not what I was expecting. From the top of the raked audience, you could see a stage at floor level, framed by two short lighting trees, and dotted with choir risers. The greeters…

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  • I Want To Be A Music Educator Essay

    stopped I continued to pursue piano as a serious hobby. I have accompanied my high school choirs, orchestras, and bands numerous times in concerts and competitions. Shortly after I started piano lessons I joined my school 's orchestra and choir class. I chose to play viola and sang soprano in the choir. I loved my music classes, and always looked forward to the rehearsals and performances. For a while I have always known what I wanted to do. The idea popped into my mind when I was in middle…

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  • My Future Goals

    The AVID program requires that we have good grades and keeps us in track for a 4 year college, it also gives us the help we need through the tutorials we have during our class period so that we can understand the school subject that we are struggling in. The STEM program has also given me many skills by encouraging me to think outside the box to design new things and come up with better ideas. The STEM program has incredibly helped me with my communication skills and has put them to good use.…

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