Welcome to Mr. Otte's 8th Grade Choir web page. Here you can find performance dates, pictures of the choir, and other important information.
The 8th graders meet one period a day for 18 weeks and perform in 2 concerts per 18 weeks. Students learn how to read music, use their voices correctly, and sing as a choir.
2020's Corona Mandated Break
Mr. Otte's 2020 8th Grade Choir Mandated Break PDF
Here is Mrs. McClain's choir related work for choir students stuck at home:
8th Grade Choir
Spring Concert - Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
8th Grade Choir and MS Bands
Middle School Gym - 7:00 pm
All choir members should wear the SMS music polo shirt and Black Pants.
Khacki Pants will work if no black pants. Jeans are only a last resort.
Please wear a white t-shirt under the polo shirt.
Polos will be handed out when students arrive at 6:30pm
Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom.
If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. ~Charlie Parker
Play the music, not the instrument. ~Author Unknown
Music can change the world because it can change people. ~Bono
Even the genius asks questions. - 2 Pac
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. (When asked about his theory of relativity) - Albert Einstein