Directing the Choral Music Program
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Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2004
ISBN 10 : 9780195132823
Pages : 420 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Comprehensive introduction to developing and managing choral music programs from elementary through high school and adult levels. Useful for choral directors in schools, churches, and communities.

Directing the Choral Music Program

by Kenneth Harold Phillips

Comprehensive introduction to developing and managing choral music programs from elementary through high school and adult levels. Useful for choral directors in schools, churches, and communities.

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Directing the Choral Music Program

by Kenneth Harold Phillips

Directing the Choral Music Program, Second Edition, is a comprehensive introduction to developing and managing choral music programs from elementary through high school to adult levels. Broad in scope and practical in orientation, the book is structured around three basic units-the administrative process, rehearsal and performance planning, and choral techniques. In addition to core topics-including recruitment and auditioning, classroom management, vocal development, and curriculum and performance planning-it covers singing pedagogy and its relationship to physical anatomy, the philosophy of choral

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Choral Music  Methods and Materials

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(Methodology Chorals). Excellence is not something stumbled upon by accident. You won't achieve great things while flailing about in paperwork nor partake of true musical artistry by folly. Success requires a concrete plan of action: a big-picture plan followed by all the little details that, together, create a complex mosaic that forms a beautiful and intricate picture of choral excellence. This practical text offers a wealth of information for running a choral program. The two successful veteran teachers offer advice

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Teaching Choral Music

by N.A

Co-published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education. Provides a framework for sequential instruction, model lessons, and recommendations for ensuring high-quality choral experiences. This book was developed by the MENC Task Force on Choral Music Course of Study for teachers of choral music programs in grades 4-12 and is recommended for text adoption.

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Choral Music Methods and Materials

by Barbara A. Brinson

Designed for use in choral methods courses for undergraduate music education majors, Choral Music Methods and Materials provides a well-organized and concise introduction to directing choirs and managing choral programs at the middle-school/junior-high and high-school levels. Choral Music Methods and Materials offers an important balance between the practical and the artistic components of successful choral music programs. Topics covered include developing a philosophy of music education; singer recruitment and retention; auditions; curriculum planning and evaluation; repertoire selection; concert programming;

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by Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman

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Chorus Confidential

by William Dehning

(Pavane Publications). Dr. William Dehning has been the head of the Choral Department at University of Southern California since 1992. His choirs have wowed audiences worldwide and at the ACDA National Convention. Employing his no-nonsense tone, dry wit and deep passion, he tells all that is good and all that should be changed in the world of choral conducting. Never has so much valuable information been included with so much personality. Laugh and learn with this spectacular book!

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The School Choral Program

by Michele Holt

This new choral methods text is a resource for future practitioners and a reference for any choral conductor. This book includes the combined experience and expertise of both recognized leaders in music education and choral teachers who work in today's classroom. With insights and perspectives, 20 authors--all leading choral directors, administrators, practicing teachers in the schools, and clinicians--bring their unique voices to a wide range of topics. Subjects covered include: Philosophy and teaching styles, history of choral music, designing and scheduling

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by Harold Rosenbaum

Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion of practical challenges is a discussion of over fifty key works from the choral literature, with performance suggestions to aid the choral conductor in directing each piece. Dealing with often-overlooked yet vital considerations such as how to

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by Henry Coward

Originally published in the early 1900s. The book was written to assist Choral Conductors and Choirmasters, though its scope is not limited to these, as many of the principles embodied in the illustrated text are applicable to Soloists as well as to Orchestral and Military Conductors.Contents Include: Methods of Rehearsal Power of Voice Breathing Articulation and Diction Musical Expression The Messiah Conducting Technique and Interpretation etcKeywords: Choral Conductors Early 1900s Musical Expression Farm Books Diction Articulation Rehearsal Messiah Artwork

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“In this one-of-a-kind celebration of singing with others, I’d call her pitch nearly perfect.”—The Atlantic For Stacy Horn, regardless of what is going on in the world or her life, singing in an amateur choir—the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York—never fails to take her to a place where hope reigns and everything good is possible. She’s not particularly religious, and her voice is not exceptional (so she says), but like the 32.5 million

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Choral Pedagogy, Third Edition, is the ideal text for voice teachers, choral conductors, church musicians, and professional and amateur singers who wish to develop strategies for lifelong singing. It concisely and clearly presents the principles of voice pedagogy from the perspective of both conducting and voice science in a user-friendly fashion, including helpful charts and simple anatomic diagrams. In addition, it offers teaching methods from history and philosophy, medical and voice science, and pedagogical concepts from active musical experts. Special

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