Presentation Title

Rehearsal And Performance Strategies With Chock Full O’ Notes, Ksc’s A Cappella Vocal Group

Presenter Information

Julia Reinoehl

Mentor

Sandra Howard

Location

L. P. Young Student Center - Mabel Brown Room

Abstract

This lecture performance will focus on the arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of an a cappella piece featuring KSC’s Chock Full O’ Notes (CFON). CFON is the only student led a cappella group on campus and involves singers from a variety of degree programs. The eighteen auditioned singers arrange and perform their own unaccompanied songs. The director will discuss her process for transcription and notation while arranging the pop rock song “Radioactive” for a 7-voice part a cappella piece. Considerations for rehearsing and refining the piece will be described. The singers will demonstrate specific musical elements including rhythm, dynamics, diction, intonation, breathing, and performance aspects required for this arrangement. The presentation will culminate in a full performance of the piece followed by a brief question and answer period with the director.​

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Apr 11th, 11:30 AM Apr 11th, 12:30 PM

Rehearsal And Performance Strategies With Chock Full O’ Notes, Ksc’s A Cappella Vocal Group

L. P. Young Student Center - Mabel Brown Room

This lecture performance will focus on the arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of an a cappella piece featuring KSC’s Chock Full O’ Notes (CFON). CFON is the only student led a cappella group on campus and involves singers from a variety of degree programs. The eighteen auditioned singers arrange and perform their own unaccompanied songs. The director will discuss her process for transcription and notation while arranging the pop rock song “Radioactive” for a 7-voice part a cappella piece. Considerations for rehearsing and refining the piece will be described. The singers will demonstrate specific musical elements including rhythm, dynamics, diction, intonation, breathing, and performance aspects required for this arrangement. The presentation will culminate in a full performance of the piece followed by a brief question and answer period with the director.​