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Danny Boy Singing Test

Students will sing measures 22-37 of Danny Boy memorized.


40 Points Possible

Unsatisfactory Basic Proficient Distinguished


0-5 5.5-7.5 8-9.5 10
Sang most of the pitches Sang the pitches Sang the pitches Sang all of the pitches
Pitch Accuracy incorrectly with poor correctly with a few correctly with little to no correctly with perfect
intonation. errors and acceptable errors and good intonation.
intonation. intonation.
0-5 5.5-7.5 8-9.5 10
Performed most of the Performed the rhythms Performed the rhythms Performed all of the
Rhythmic Accuracy rhythms incorrectly with correctly with a few correctly with little to no rhythms correctly with a
no clear steady beat errors and a mostly errors and a clear steady consistent and clear
consistent steady beat. beat. steady beat.
0-3.5 4-5 5.5-6.5 7
Performed the passage Performed the passage Performed the passage Performed the passage
Expression with none of the with most of the with all of the expressive with all of the expressive
expressive elements expressive elements elements dictated by the elements dictated by the
dictated by the teacher. dictated by the teacher teacher and was working teacher and displayed
but was not very musical. toward musicality. excellent musicality.
0-2.5 3-4 4.5-5.5 6
Breath Support and Did not take low breaths Takes mostly low Takes low breaths with Takes consistent, easy,
Posture or spin the air and had breaths with good good posture and spins and low breaths with
poor posture. posture but needs work the air to support the excellent posture and
on connection and spin. sound. great connectivity.
0-3.5 4-5 5.5-6.5 7
Performed the passage Performed the passage Performed the passage Performed the passage
Diction and Tone without tall vowels and with tall vowels and with tall vowels and clear with excellent, consistent
unrecognizable diction. recognizable diction. diction. tall vowels and crystal
clear diction.