Vocal Ensemble is a year-long select ensemble open to seventh and eighth graders at SMS. Membership is by audition only. The class meets every other day and regularly performs and participates in during and after-school activities and concerts. Students in this choir will continue their choral training and will increase their knowledge of music theory through daily activities and practice. Students will also gain musical and historical knowledge related to the music that is learned in class. All music will be chosen for its educational value and its historical, cultural, and artistic significance.