Vocal Music

Sing with Us!

You’ll learn musicianship and vocal skills while performing great music in a fun and supportive environment.

Menlo School chorus performs an evening pops concert. Photos by Joe Wang.

 Courses

  • Knight Singers

    A year-long audition-only mixed chamber choir of a capella and accompanied vocal music repertoire that spans from jazz, popular, musical theater, classical, and more. Prior vocal experience is not required but is highly recommended. Musicians will perform repertoire in 2-4 part harmony and will perform at least twice a year. Those who enjoy singing in a more standard choral form should take this class. Watch a preview video here.

    Open to 10th-12th graders.

  • Vocal Exploration from Ragtime to Rap

    Designed to explore the intersection of music and culture, this course will include listening, reading, short presentations, and optional performances. Several American musical styles will be covered and some artists featured include Snoop Dogg, Taylor Swift, Eminem, Lauryn Hill, Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Tupac, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Bob Marley, and Duke Ellington. Watch a preview video here.

    Open to 10th-12th graders.