Concert Etiquette For The Member Of The Choir

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Concert Etiquette For The Member Of The Choir - Quiz

Good manners, concert etiquette: Do you know what it takes to have good concert etiquette?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the correct policy on talking during a concert performance?

    • A.

      Talk whenever you like, especially to your neighbor.

    • B.

      It's okay to talk during performance especially if you don't know what is going on.

    • C.

      Whispering is better, we are allowed to whisper.

    • D.

      Do not talk or whisper during the performance as a rule. Unless there is an emergency.

    Correct Answer
    D. Do not talk or whisper during the performance as a rule. Unless there is an emergency.
    Explanation
    The correct policy on talking during a concert performance is to not talk or whisper unless there is an emergency. This is because talking or whispering can disrupt the performance and distract both the performers and the audience. It is important to maintain a quiet and respectful atmosphere during a concert to fully appreciate and enjoy the music being performed.

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  • 2. 

    Is is appropriate to come to the concert late?

    • A.

      Yes it is fine to come late.

    • B.

      Yes it okay to be a few minutes late.

    • C.

      I do not really care.

    • D.

      If you are going to be late it is important to arrange this with your director prior to the concert. Being late is not a good thing.

    Correct Answer
    D. If you are going to be late it is important to arrange this with your director prior to the concert. Being late is not a good thing.
    Explanation
    The correct answer emphasizes the importance of communicating with the director beforehand if one is going to be late for the concert. It states that being late is not a good thing, suggesting that it is not appropriate to come to the concert late without prior arrangement.

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  • 3. 

    When is applause suppose to take place during the concert?

    • A.

      Applause is spontanious and can happen at any time of the performance.

    • B.

      Applause is not necessary.

    • C.

      Applause happens at the end of a music selection. It is to show appreciation for the music performed.

    • D.

      Applause is to be loud and abnoxious when ever I feel inspired to cheer for something I enjoyed.

    Correct Answer
    C. Applause happens at the end of a music selection. It is to show appreciation for the music performed.
    Explanation
    Applause is traditionally expected to take place at the end of a music selection to show appreciation for the music performed. This is a common practice in concerts and performances as a way for the audience to express their enjoyment and admiration for the musicians. It serves as a way to acknowledge the performers and their hard work, and to create a positive and uplifting atmosphere in the venue. While applause can happen spontaneously and at any time during a performance, it is generally expected to occur at the conclusion of a music selection.

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  • 4. 

    When you enter an auditorium or the concert hall how should you enter?

    • A.

      With a grand entrance. There should be trumpets blowing and everyone should be looking at me.

    • B.

      Quietly and respectfully. There is a job to be done and consentration is required.

    • C.

      I like to skip down the rows and visit with my friends. Loud is best for me.

    • D.

      Quickly and furious. I am excited and it is hard to contain myself.

    Correct Answer
    B. Quietly and respectfully. There is a job to be done and consentration is required.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to enter quietly and respectfully because when entering an auditorium or concert hall, it is important to show respect for the performance or event that is about to take place. Making a grand entrance or being loud and disruptive would be disrespectful to the performers and other audience members who are there to enjoy the experience. Additionally, concentration is required during performances, so it is important to enter in a way that does not distract or disturb others.

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  • 5. 

    If you must cough or sneeze while the music is being performed, what should you do?

    • A.

      Always try to muffle the sound with your arm or hands. If you can wait until the song is over that is best. If you cannot quietly remove yourself from the stage, get a drink of water, and return for the next piece of music.

    • B.

      Let it rip.

    • C.

      Cover your mouth, turn around on the risers, and try to hack your lungs out. Maybe it will go away then.

    • D.

      Say something to your friend, maybe she has a cough drop.

    Correct Answer
    A. Always try to muffle the sound with your arm or hands. If you can wait until the song is over that is best. If you cannot quietly remove yourself from the stage, get a drink of water, and return for the next piece of music.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that if you need to cough or sneeze while the music is being performed, you should try to muffle the sound with your arm or hands. It also advises that if possible, it is best to wait until the song is over before coughing or sneezing. If you cannot do so quietly, the answer suggests quietly removing yourself from the stage, getting a drink of water, and returning for the next piece of music. This answer promotes being considerate and respectful towards the performers and the audience by minimizing disruptions during the performance.

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  • 6. 

    When leaving stage, what is the best procedure for sitting down.

    • A.

      Clip clop off stage in your fancy shoes and be as loud as possible.

    • B.

      Be patience and allow students to exit the stage in a quiet yet orderly fashion, remembering that your parents and audience members are watching and viewing your manners. When in your seats think about concert manners and remain respectful.

    • C.

      Start talking to your fellow choir members and by all means make a big stink to the person who maybe sitting in your seat.

    • D.

      Begin smiling and in a loud way shuffel your feet across stage while poking the person in front of you to move along faster. When you are in your seat hunker down and get ready to cheer loudly for your fellow students.

    Correct Answer
    B. Be patience and allow students to exit the stage in a quiet yet orderly fashion, remembering that your parents and audience members are watching and viewing your manners. When in your seats think about concert manners and remain respectful.
    Explanation
    The best procedure for sitting down when leaving the stage is to be patient and allow students to exit the stage in a quiet yet orderly fashion. This is important because it shows respect for the performance and the audience. It also demonstrates good manners and professionalism. Additionally, when in your seats, it is important to think about concert manners and remain respectful. This ensures a positive and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

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  • 7. 

    Should you stand or move around while the music is being performed?

    • A.

      It is my concert, I can do whatever I'd like.

    • B.

      It is important to stand correctly during a concert performance. If movement is required for a piece of music and that is the instruction then it is allowed. Otherwise movement should remain to a minium.

    • C.

      I need to stand very still like a statue and not move at all.

    • D.

      I hate to stand. I may sit if I get too tired.

    Correct Answer
    B. It is important to stand correctly during a concert performance. If movement is required for a piece of music and that is the instruction then it is allowed. Otherwise movement should remain to a minium.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that it is important to stand correctly during a concert performance. It states that if movement is required for a specific piece of music and that is the instruction, then it is allowed. However, if there are no instructions for movement, it is recommended to minimize movement and remain still.

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  • 8. 

    Should you have food or drink at a concert performance?

    • A.

      Yes, of course. I get hungry! And I hear soda pop is the best for your singing voice.

    • B.

      I don't care what anyone says, I am going to do what I want. If I want food, I'm going to bring something.

    • C.

      Food and drink are not allowed in most auditoriums or concert halls. Water is about the only drink music director will allow back stage. Drink should never be carried on stage during a Choral concert. It is sensible to eat before a concert and drink water if you are thirsty. Food and drink should not be part of any concert space.

    • D.

      Food and drink is the only way I will survive the performance. I can have it. My director doesn't care if I bring it.

    Correct Answer
    C. Food and drink are not allowed in most auditoriums or concert halls. Water is about the only drink music director will allow back stage. Drink should never be carried on stage during a Choral concert. It is sensible to eat before a concert and drink water if you are thirsty. Food and drink should not be part of any concert space.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that food and drink are generally not allowed in auditoriums or concert halls. It mentions that water is the only drink that may be allowed backstage, and it is not appropriate to carry drinks on stage during a choral concert. The explanation also emphasizes the importance of eating before a concert and drinking water if thirsty, while stating that food and drink should not be part of any concert space.

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  • 9. 

    Should cell phones be used at Choral concerts?

    • A.

      Sure, I have to have it out in case my parents call.

    • B.

      I think so, what if I want to text my friend?

    • C.

      I have to keep it on, what about an emergency.

    • D.

      No, they are distracting and can disturb people around you that are listening to the performance. There is no need to contact anyone during a choral concert. Most of the people you care about should be there. If there is an emergency, there is help specifically in the room. Cell phones should be put away and out of site during a Choral Concert.

    Correct Answer
    D. No, they are distracting and can disturb people around you that are listening to the performance. There is no need to contact anyone during a choral concert. Most of the people you care about should be there. If there is an emergency, there is help specifically in the room. Cell phones should be put away and out of site during a Choral Concert.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that cell phones should be put away and out of sight during a choral concert because they can be distracting and disturb people who are trying to listen to the performance. Additionally, there is no need to contact anyone during the concert as most of the people you care about should be present. In case of an emergency, there is help available in the room.

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  • 10. 

    What does the word "bravo" mean?

    • A.

      It is a word we use during concert appreciation. It is appropriate to say the word Bravo during a concert while you are applauding appropriately.

    • B.

      Bravo is the name of the next TV station for Choral Conducting.

    • C.

      Bravo means you are doing a horrible job.

    • D.

      Bravo is used in musical terms when you want to correct someone for singing off pitch.

    Correct Answer
    A. It is a word we use during concert appreciation. It is appropriate to say the word Bravo during a concert while you are applauding appropriately.
    Explanation
    The word "bravo" is commonly used during concert appreciation to show approval and admiration for a performance. It is appropriate to say "bravo" during a concert while applauding appropriately.

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