Fifty-seven experts from across the U.S. working as professors, studio teachers, professional singers, choral directors, composers, vocologists, and speech-language pathologists have all contributed to this
Singing with Expression presents a step-by-step guide to help vocalists of any style or genre find their voice and connect with their audience. Presented in five sections: Timing, Tone, Melodic
A valuable resource for choral conductors, no matter the age or experience of their ensembles, this volume explores essential aspects of anatomy, physiology, and acoustics, then describes their impact on
This incredible DVD-ROM features more than 160 minutes of images and video detailing what takes place inside the body when we sing or speak.
Prepared by the Freiburg Institute for
This hands-on, step-by-step action plan uses assessment to improve your teaching and your students’ performances. The expanded Second Edition provides examples of how to teach and assess instrumental,
This is the indispensable guide to learning how to sight-read choral music. Using special interactive technology, renowned choral educators Ralph Allwood and Timothy Teague take the user from the very
Novice music teachers and music education students struggle to form an identity that synthesizes "musician" with "music teacher," and to separate themselves from their prior experiences to think critically
Helmuth Rilling has performed Brahms' German Requiem many times as a conductor. In this book, he draws on his intimate knowledge of the score, examining the question of what Brahms wanted to
Now is the time to practice smarter, not harder. It's time to practice with purpose! Practice is everything if you want to improve as a musician. But how do you practice effectively and with efficiency?
This book explores both the philosophy and practical application of audiation development for choral ensembles with the goal of contributing to a lifelong acquisition of musical skill and audiation. Jordan
Through his teaching at The Choral Institute at Oxford each summer, James Jordan has realized the power of metaphor for teaching the highest artistic concepts involving human connection and deeper
Front-Loading Your Choral Rehearsal: Constructing for Success is a creative rehearsal approach designed to aid conductors of all experience levels. Using the building blocks of musical concepts,
First volume to critically engage with major choral masterpieces and their musical forms, structures and performance practices. Combines histories, analyses, and performance practices to provide
This anthology explores the various genres, key composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition. Chester L. Alwes divides this exploration into two
Comprehensive history of western choral music from Romanticism through the avant-garde of the late twentieth century. Unique in its detailed analysis and breadth of Western choral music and key composers.
This is a book for choral directors who find themselves in conversations they might not feel ready to have. Teaching with Respect prompts us to ask deeper questions about the language we use, about systems
Let an internationally respected choral clinician take you beyond the analytical study of anthems. Using his innovative concept of unique musical focuses, Michael Kemp lays out a sequential set of
The Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States. Designed to
As choir directors, we are constantly challenged to find ways to balance fun with music performance and theory. Assessment is an essential part of what we do. This program was created for students who used
The iTheatrics Method is the first textbook specifically devoted to building high-quality and sustainable musical theatre programs in schools and community settings. This book is the culmination of
As any middle school choir director knows, change is the name of the game! A changing voice is just one of countless physiological and emotional changes that middle school students experience. Knowing the
Habits of a Successful Choir Director presents effective teaching principles and provides a practical approach to everyday issues that choir directors face. Building on the successful Habits of
The third book on vocal training in the Cantabile series by Dr. Rundus, this one is tailored specifically for the choral director. The first book, Cantabile, is a graduate-level text that has
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