Spring Program – practice plans

Posted Saturday March 21, 2020 by Ashley Nelson-Oneschuk

Good Morning, CRC Members!

I hope this email is finding you healthy and not too bored out of your gourd! Please see below for information regarding each piece and what to practice, assuming we have the opportunity to perform this concert (even if it is in the summer!). Many links are already uploaded on our website, and a few more will be added very soon.
www.charlesriverchorale.com/directors-notes/practice-music/ <www.charlesriverchorale.com/directors-notes/practice-music/>

As for solo opportunities, what to practice is below. I would prefer the auditions in person, so I will touch base again on when those will be.

Stay well – miss you!
Ashley

Charles River Chorale
Spring Concert 2020
Out of this World
Modified

Part I:

Follow the Drinking Gourd – Trad. Spiritual, Arr. Franklin
Keep reviewing using linked reference recording

When You Wish Upon a Star (from Pinocchio) – Harline/Washington, Arr. King
This will now be a solo, male or female
https://youtu.be/IQZcjc5WhmE
Audition from 0:20-0:50

Blue Moon – Rodgers/Hart, Arr. Sharon
Men only
Most likely cut

Galileo – Saliers, Arr. Sharon
Women only
Most likely cut

Evening Star – Poe/Nelson
Use part recordings to practice all. (new recordings of my voice, not just MIDI coming soon)

You Are My Lucky Star (from Singin’ in the Rain) – Freed
solo, female
https://youtu.be/7S-WWJOvez4
Audition from 0:50-1:22
Go faster than this youtube recording
This recording is in Eb, not F, so be prepared to sing it a bit higher

Sure on this Shining Night – Agee/Lauridsen
Review using linked part-learning tracks

Stars (from Les Miserables) – Schonberg/Boublil
Solo- male
Audition with first phrase through the word “grace”, then the last sentence “This I swear by the stars”
https://youtu.be/urxk4mveLCw

Rocket Man – John/Taupin, Arr. Lawry
Review on own

Part II:

Rewrite the Stars (from The Greatest Showman) – Pasek/Paul, Arr. Emerson
Review using linked reference recording
Solos:
Use linked reference recording to learn
P.2-4, tenor/bari
P. 7-9, alto

Sun and Moon (from Miss Saigon) – Schönberg/Boublil/Maltby, Arr. Huff
Review using linked reference recording

Fly Me to the Moon – Howard, Arr. Shaw SATB
Review using linked reference recording for all parts and part-specific tracks I recorded (these coming soon)

Moondance – Morrison, Arr. Cleave
This will now be a solo, male
https://youtu.be/6lFxGBB4UGU
Audition from 0:40-1:00

Paper Moon – Arlen, Arr. Shaw
Use linked reference recording to review all parts and part-specific tracks Sue recorded (coming soon)
Solos:
Duet Section D male and female
Use part-track recording to learn
M. 49-57
Use part-track recording to learn

Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (from Hair) – Rado/Ragni/MacDermot, Arr. Emerson
Use uploaded reference recording to begin learning, at least rhythms. The whole last several pages are completely repetitive with the soloist overtop.
Solos:
Use uploaded reference recording to learn
M. 13-26 Alto or Soprano
M. 10-end Alto or soprano