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The Art of Successful Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

This book from one of the nation's most sought-after motivators and speakers on education and leadership is the book that you've been looking for!  Includes sections on the art of teaching, attitude... view details

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Bringing Music to Life
Barry Green - GIA Publications

World-class bassist and best-selling author Barry Green has spent his life learning and showing others how to bring music to life.  In this innovative, imaginative text, he shares what he has discovered since... view details

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The Choral Challenge (Practical Paths to Solving Problems)
Michael Kemp - GIA Publications

The Choral Challenge is a handbook of solutions for common and not-so-common problems facing choral conductors at all experience levels. From "A" for agility to "Y" for yawning, Michael Kemp pours a... view details

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Choral Ensemble Intonation (Method, Procedures and Exercises)
James Jordan & Matthew Mehaffey - GIA Publications

Faced with persistent intonation problems in their own choirs, authors James Jordan and Matthew Mehaffey developed an innovative new method of choral ensemble solfege that offers dramatic improvement in tuning... view details

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$1.95
2/3/4-Part 
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Choral Singing Step by Step (Eleven Concise Lessons for Individual or Choral Ensemble Use)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

This unique self-study guide distills the essentials of good vocal technique into eleven concise, accessible lessons.  Prepared by acclaimed conductor and pedagogue James Jordan, it is a perfect guide for... view details

Conducting Women's Choirs (Strategies for Success)
ed. Debra Spurgeon - GIA Publications

This is a pioneering yet practical book and DVD devoted to all aspects of the women's choir - a groundbreaking contribution and a true collaborative effort from top professionals in the field. For the first... view details

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The Conductor as Leader (Principles of Leadership Applied to Life on the Podium)
Ramona M. Wis - GIA Publications

The role of conductor goes far beyond the notes on the score; a successful conductor also has to be an effective leader.  The information in this text will help you develop skills needed to work together with... view details

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Creating the Special World (A Collection of Lectures)
Weston H. Noble - GIA Publications

Creating the Special World is a collection of lectures that epitomize the teachings of Weston Noble, one of the most influential leaders in the field of choral music of the past 55 years. The ten insightful... view details

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Deep River (The Life and Music of Robert Shaw)
Keith Burris - GIA Publications

Robert Lawson Shaw was born in Red Bluff, California on April 30, 1916 - another century, another America. By the time he died, 82 years later, he had become one of America's classical music icons - a key... view details

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Everyday Wisdom for Inspired Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

What are the secret ingredients of master teachers? If you were a student in your class, what would you be learning? Would it be both exciting and valuable? How do you create a disciplined classroom... view details

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Evoking Sound (Fundamentals of Choral Conducting - Second Edition)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

Now significantly revised and expanded, with a foreword by Morten Lauridsen, James Jordan's groundbreaking book incorporates more than ten years of new conducting insights, pedagogy, and philosophy to create a... view details

Evoking Sound: Choral Vocal Technique (The Choral Warmup)
Sabine Horstmann - GIA Publications

Inspired by the teachings of her mentor, the legendary Frauke Haasemann, Sabine Horstmann has written these creative exercises for choirs at any level of development.  Written in a straightforward, direct... view details

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Evoking Sound: The Choral Rehearsal (Volume 1 - Techniques and Procedures)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

This comprehensive book is intended for choirs at all skill levels, and covers a wide range of subjects, including: rehearsal preparation and planning, how to listen, conducting gesture as a rehearsal... view details

Evoking Sound: The Choral Rehearsal (Volume 2 - Inward Bound-Philosophy and Score Preparation)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

For the first time in a single volume, this book provides choral directors with a comprehensive guide to score analytical techniques used by the world's leading choral conductors and innovators. Topics covered... view details

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Grading for Musical Excellence (Making Music an Essential Part of Your Grades)
Paul Kimpton & Ann Kimpton - GIA Publications

Remarkable and practical, this workbook challenges music educators to examine their grading procedures for fairness and clarity and help motivate students to improve and achieve musically. Exercises and... view details

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The Joy of Inspired Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

The Joy of Inspired Teaching is about what it takes to become a truly great teacher, about the unique role of teachers as shapers of human potential, and about meeting the challenge of the day-to-day teaching... view details

Leadership Travel Guide
Scott Lang - GIA Publications

This book is a "must have" for anyone seeking to encourage student leadership in a musical group or other school organization.  This inviting leadership method book is an interactive journey for all... view details

Morten Lauridsen's Waldron Island Reflections
ed. Michael Stillwater - GIA Publications

Waldron Island Reflections offers images and words from Shining Night, the award-winning docimentary film about the life and music of Morten Lauridsen. Among the leading American... view details

Music Advocacy and Student Leadership
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

Tim Lautzenheiser, one of the most popular and respected speakers on music education in the United States, released this compilation of some of his best published writings and lectures on key issues facing... view details

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Music Curriculum Writing 101 (Assistance with Standards-Based Music Curriculum and Assessment Writing)
Denese Odegaard - GIA Publications

Help music students learn more in less time, reach higher goals, and become active participants in their education. An extremely timely and beneficial text for band, choir, orchestra and general music that... view details

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Music for Beginning Conductors (An Anthology for Choral Conducting Classes)
edited & arranged by Dennis Shrock - GIA Publications

Music for Beginning Conductors is an anthology of music designed to include all repertoire necessary for beginning choral conducting classes. Organized from simple to complex, the 103 pieces in the... view details

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The Musician's Soul
James Jordan - GIA Publications

The Musician's Soul starts all musicians on a journey to the higher plane of artistic self-expression and soulful spirituality. Words of wisdom are based on Jordan's own journey as a conductor, yet... view details

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The Musician's Spirit
James Jordan - GIA Publications

This companion book to The Musician's Soul focuses not on the self, but on others and the stories each artist is able to share through his or her work. Using thought-provoking questions, quotations, real-life... view details

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The Musician's Trust
James Jordan & James Whitbourn - GIA Publications

The Musician's Trust clarifies and celebrates the important role this quality plays among musicians, both among individuals and ensembles, as well as between teachers and students. Drawing on the... view details

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