CHORUS, ADVANCED CHORUS (SEMESTER 1 AND/OR 2)
The Berkshire Chorus sings madrigals, motets, popular arrangements, folk music of Africa, music from the Balkans, shape-note hymns of North America and much, much more. Students learn basic musicianship skills including intonation, vocal blending, diction, vocal production, breath control, and phrasing. The course emphasizes singing in a cappella style, as well as with instrumental accompaniment. Berkshire Chorus performs regularly throughout the year, both on and off campus. No musical experience is required. Placement in Advanced Chorus is by audition only.