My daughter took both band and choir in middle school. She is currently a freshman in high school and decided to take band this year. Her required courses and ECs don't allow her to take both this year.
She wants to major in MT in college but in a BA program, not BFA. Long term goal after college graduation is to teach threatre in high school. Short term goal is to work as a performer at Disney World.
Of the triple threat activities, she is probably strongest in dance as she has taken ballet, jazz, tap since the age of 3, and that is one of her EC courses. Another EC course is "talented" theatre which she has had since 5th grade and will continue thru senior year. i would say that singing is her weakest activity. She had vocal lessons only one summer, but does have a natural talent.
I want her to take choir because I told her whenever she auditions for any play or college scholarship or at Disney World, she has to sing -- not play her instrument. She tells me she wants to stick with band for four years and take choir in her senior year when she will have room in her schedule. I told her that she should take the course to improve her voice, one of the triple threat activities....but she says taking band helps her voice by teaching her how to breathe (she plays clarinet) and read music.
MT students and/or parents: What would you advise?