The Choral Director's Guide to Sanity... And Success!
(How to Develop a Flourishing Middle School/Junior High Choral Program)
Randy Pagel & Linda Spevacek
- Heritage Music Press
Succinctly written and fully charged with practical, step-by-step instructions, this excellent book offers wisdom and advice on issues confronting every choral educator every day: classroom management; choral rehearsal management; working with the changing male voice; developing musicianship; organizational tips; public-relations hints; pointers for participating in tours and festivals; and thought-provoking quotes from a wide spectrum of sources. It's all here, written from the unique perspectives of a male and a female teacher, who explore how gender affects teaching students of the opposite sex. This resource is filled with tools, rules, and tips for teaching, all with the goal of helping you create a positive atmosphere in your classroom, ensuring a successful choral experience for every student!