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Mrs. Morrow

Mrs. Susan Morrow is a native of Minnetonka, Minnesota and has lived in Harnett County for over twenty years. Mrs. Morrow began teaching at Harnett Central Middle School in 2001. She is married to Dr. Phillip Morrow, the Director of Choral Activities at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. Mrs. Morrow began her music study in voice at the University of Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance from Campbell University in 2000. She also holds a Master's of Education in Elementary Education with Gifted Certification from Campbell University (2007). She received her National Board Certification in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood in Music in 2009 and renewed in 2019. Mrs. Morrow is very active in choral music around the state of North Carolina and is an active member of the National Association for Music Education, North Carolina Music Educators Association. She and her husband Dr. Morrow are the Co-Ministers of Music at Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek, North Carolina. They are also the founders of C4 (Campbell Children's Choir Camp) which will enter its 21st season in 2020. They have three children, Chris, Hilary and Isabel. Pepper is the family dog. 

  • Contact Information for Mrs. Morrow

    919-639-6000

    smorrow@harnettstudents.org

     

    Google Classroom Codes by Class

    6 A-Day Chorus (will be updated in August)

    6 B-Day Chorus (will be updated in August)

    7 A-Day Chorus (will be updated in August)

    8 A Day Chorus (will be updated in August)

    7 Honor Chorus (will be updated in August)

    8 Honor Chorus (will be updated in August)

     

    Daily Schedule

    A-Day & B-Day

    8th Grade Elective      7:50-9:20

    7th Grade Elective    9:55-11:25

    6th Grade Elective      1:20-2:40

     

    NC Essential Standards in Music

    Link:  https://www.dpi.nc.gov/documents/curriculum/artsed/scos/new-standards/arts/music/essential-standards-music-k-8

     

     

    Courses Offered by Mrs. Morrow

    6th Grade Chorus

    Semester Course

    Students will learn beginning vocal production and sight-reading skills. Choral repertoire includes unison and 2-part music from a variety of genres, languages and styles. Students will perform at concert at the end of the semester. Beginning piano lessons will be taught.

     

    7th Grade Honor Chorus (audition required)

    Year-Long Course

    Student will learn intermediate middle school vocal production and sight-reading skills. Choral repetoire include 3-part music from a variety of genres, languages and styles. In the fall, interested students may audition for the North Carolina Middle School Honor Chorus. Students will prepared a set piece, and sight-read individually before a judge. Student accepted into the NC Honor Chorus will perform in November at the North Carolina Music Educator's Association Conference in Winston-Salem. In the spring, the 7th Honor Chorus will combine with the 8th Honor Chorus to perform for the North Carolina Middle School Music Performance Adjudication. The mass choir will perform before a panel of judges and receive a score. Following the performance, the mass choir will move to a different space and sight-read (as a group) before a judge, and receive a score. Additionally, students are encouraged to prepare a solo or a duet from a set list of music, for the North Carolina Middle School Small Ensemble and Solo Music Performance Adjudication. Student will sing before a judge and receive a score. The 7th & 8th Grade Honor Chorus will perform a concert at the end of each semester. Beginning piano lessons will be taught.

     

     

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    8th Grade Honor Chorus (audition reguired)

    Year-Long Course

    Student will learn advanced middle school vocal production and sight-reading skills. Choral repetoire include 3-part and 4-part music from a variety of genres, languages and styles. In the fall, interested students may audition for the North Carolina Middle School Honor Chorus. Students will prepared a set piece, and sight-read individually before a judge. Student accepted into the NC Honor Chorus will perform in November at the North Carolina Music Educator's Association Conference in Winston-Salem. In the spring, the 7th Honor Chorus will combine with the 8th Honor Chorus to perform for the North Carolina Middle School Music Performance Adjudication. The mass choir will perform before a panel of judges and receive a score. Following the performance, the mass choir will move to a different space and sight-read (as a group) before a judge, and receive a score. Additionally, students are encouraged to prepare a solo or a duet from a set list of music, for the North Carolina Middle School Small Ensemble and Solo Music Performance Adjudication. Student will sing before a judge and receive a score. The 7th & 8th Grade Honor Chorus will perform a concert at the end of each semester. Beginning and intemediate piano lessons will be taught.

     

     

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    7th Grade Chimes

    Semester Course

    Chimes, or hand chimes, are similar to handbells. The chimes are set-up like a large keyboard, each student being assigned several chimes. Students will learn beginning middle school chimes techniques and music reading skills. Students will play a variety of music from various genres and perform a concert at the end of the semester. 

     

    8th Grade Chimes

    Semester Course

    Chimes, or hand chimes, are similar to handbells. The chimes are set-up like a large keyboard, each student being assigned several chimes. Students will learn beginning to intermediate middle school chimes techniques and music reading skills. Students will play a variety of music from various genres and perform a concert at the end of the semester.