Choral Therapy: Vocal Techniques and Exercises for Church Choirs

Choral Therapy: Vocal Techniques and Exercises for Church Choirs

by Lloyd Pfautsch
     
 

Many church choir directors are not formally trained in all disciplines needed to direct a music program. One area which intimidates many directors is that of vocal training and how to increase the ability of the choir.
Choral Therapy features a basic, practical, "hands-on" approach to learning skills in this area of choir leadership. These include the following

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Overview

Many church choir directors are not formally trained in all disciplines needed to direct a music program. One area which intimidates many directors is that of vocal training and how to increase the ability of the choir.
Choral Therapy features a basic, practical, "hands-on" approach to learning skills in this area of choir leadership. These include the following areas:
1. Basic principles of diction
2. Blending of vocal parts
3. Vocal exercises and warm-ups
4. Problem-solving
5. Other areas such as tuning and ensemble
Choral Therapy presents its material in a conversational style with many concrete musical examples and exercises.
* Written for new directors or the director wanting more training
* Written by one of America's most respected choral directors and instructors
* Easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical format and style
* Contains examples and illustrations that convey key concepts
* Helps music leaders become more comfortable with music leadership
* Gives music leaders a higher level of confidence in directing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687065103
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
90
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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