singing test rubric

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LAST NAME:
FIRST NAME:
OVERALL GRADE:
Date:
Assignment:
Excelling
Performance
Indicators
Melodic

Accuracy
(Knowing

Your Part)

Tone
(Dynamics
and Sound)
Developing
Less than 50% of notes
correct
often sings too late, holds
too long, or mumbles
has difficulty using head
voice, or difficulty
matching pitch
 sometimes uses speaking
voice
 Far too loud, or inaudible
 Uses inappropriate
dynamics
 Voice is tense or forced
 Breathes frequently,
interrupting the phrase
Approaching



50-70% of notes correct;
voice may slide to the
correct pitch
often or sometimes sings
late, early, or tentatively,
or mumbles
can use head voice
(inconsistently)
 Uses a singing voice
throughout
 Some breathiness, but still
audible
 May be too loud or too soft, or
sings with
few or no dynamic changes;
 Singing is occasionally
strained/forced
 Takes breaths somewhat too
often
Meeting
 Sings 70-90% of notes
correctly
 rarely or never makes errors
such as entrances or cutoffs
 uses head and chest voice
appropriately
 Sings 100% of notes
correctly and can sing
it alone while other
parts are being sung.
 Knows entrances and
cutoffs and watches
the conductor.
 Completely
memorized and
confident on part.
 Uses a singing voice
throughout
 Voice is clear, not breathy
 Varying dynamics as marked
 Voice is not strained or forced
 Sings entire phrases on one
breath, or stagger-breathes if
appropriate
 Uses a resonant singing
voice throughout that is
appropriate for the style
of the song.
 Sings with a clear, not
breathy confident sound.
 Sings with clear
dynamic contrast both
with and without a
conductor.
 Sings entire phrases on
one breath, or staggerbreathes if appropriate
LAST NAME:
FIRST NAME:
OVERALL GRADE:
Pronunciation  Mouth is usually too
(Diction and
small
Vowels)
 Vowels are too wide
(“pop”)
 Second vowels in
diphthongs are sung
strongly
 Diction is very unclear
 Word-final R or “North
American R” remains
COMMENTS:
Date:
Assignment:
 Mouth shape is somewhat too
small
 Vowels are sometimes too
wide
 Second vowels in diphthongs
are sometimes emphasized
 Diction is clear 50-70% of
the time or
word-final consonants
sometimes dropped
 Word-final R or “North
American R” sometimes
remains
 Mouth is open 2-3 fingers tall
almost always
 O and U round, EE is tall and
open, Latin-style AH is used
almost always
 Word-initial and word-final
consonants consistently clear
almost always
 Word-final R is gone almost
always
 Diphthongs use first vowel
only almost always
Foreign R’s are rolled or
flipped almost always
 Mouth is open 2-3
fingers tall
 O and U round, EE is
tall and open, Latinstyle AH is used
 Word-initial and wordfinal consonants
consistently clear
 Word-final R is gone
 Diphthongs use first
vowel only consistently
 Foreign R’s are rolled
or flipped consistently
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