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Welcome to Burke County Middle School Chorus

We are off to a running start on our second semester of Middle School Chorus. The focus this semester is on sight-reading music. Students have a wonderful opportunity to earn a spot in a Georgia State Competition in March. We also are preparing for our All-
County Concert, February 22, and our Spring concert, .
I am also still teaching a General Music class for 8th graders. We are learning  keyboard skills, music reading. , and learning the innovative techniques and philosophies of modern composers. Students will work in groups to compose and perform their own compositions.  
 
I AM ENJOYING A GREAT YEAR!
 
 
Thank you for supporting my efforts to make your students competent middle school musicians. I appreciate the opportunity to influence them. Attached is a copy of the Choral Handbook for the 2017-2018 year. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. 
 
I will have after school hours for tutoring and extra rehearsals. You will be receiving a Chorus Calendar soon. 
Students are expected to bring paper and pen or pencil to class daily. A pocket folder will be helpful to them to store their handouts, quizzes, and tests that they may want to bring home for further study and review. 
 
My Daily Schedule:
 
6th Grade -- Connection I  8:05-8:47            7th Grade -- Connection I  9:55-10:37               8th Grade -- Connection I  1:25-2:05
                          Connection II 8:47-9:30                                 Connection II 10:37-11:20                                  Connection II 2:05-2:47
                    I will also be teaching a class from 12:25-1:10 at the Academy for Success for the first two 9 weeks of the year.