Kenya Conservatoire of Music

Choral Conducting Class

Sight-Singing & Music Literacy

Introduction to Music Literacy (click for complete presentation)

Solfège drills

Carol Krueger's Rhythm & Tonal Flash Cards

Developmental Choral Repertoire

An Independence Hierarchy

  1. Sing a melody

  2. Add an ostinato (rhythmic and/or melodic)

  3. Sing partner songs

  4. Add a descant

  5. Sing chord roots, and then add vocal chording (see Choksy)

  6. Sing phrases or sections of a round

  7. Sing rounds and canons

  8. Sing “transitional” pieces (music containing one to six elements)

  9. Sing a two- to four-part homophonic piece