Artistic Director's Goals 2018-2019

1. A BOD representative needs to address and regularly reinforce the following:

a. Rehearsal begins promptly at 7:00pm—be on time and ready to go

b. Latecomers are a distraction and need to join their section at the first appropriate opportunity

c Eliminate sidebar conversations and use Mishap Forms

d. Sit in five rows to better approximate riser formation

e. Mark all music with edits by second rehearsal

f. Semester ends after Outreach concerts

2. Continue individual and section part preparation

a. Part CDs and posting tracks on Cloud

b. Sectionals held early in semester

c. If and when possible, offer mini-sectionals later in the semester

d. Have a section stand and sing from altar steps in riser formation

e. Experiment with volunteer demonstration quartets

f. Experiment with “show of hands” self-evaluation for

readiness/comfort level

g. Encourage Section Leaders to send reminders as needed

3. Continue work with listening skills

a. More chordal warm-ups

b. Review of pure vowels (especially for Latin – Vivaldi Gloria)

c. Matching phrasing and blending on vowels and consonants

4. Take SE and/or volunteers to Seaford for Outreach concert