Directing the Choral Music Program / Edition 1

Directing the Choral Music Program / Edition 1

by Kenneth H. Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195132823

ISBN-13: 9780195132823

Pub. Date: 09/04/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Directing the Choral Music Program incorporates study and discussion questions at the end of each chapter, numerous illustrations and musical examples, and a variety of class projects throughout. The appendixes offer helpful lists of music publishers and distributors; manufacturers of equipment, supplies, and attire; recommended choral repertory; voice class resources…  See more details below

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Directing the Choral Music Program incorporates study and discussion questions at the end of each chapter, numerous illustrations and musical examples, and a variety of class projects throughout. The appendixes offer helpful lists of music publishers and distributors; manufacturers of equipment, supplies, and attire; recommended choral repertory; voice class resources; and sight-singing materials. Grounded in the author's extensive experience in directing choirs at all levels, this book combines practical methods with a research base, providing readers with a solid foundation for a career in choral directing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195132823
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/04/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
399,983
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Choral Administration
1Becoming a Choral Music Director
2Developing a Philosophy for the Music Program
3Promoting and Recruiting for Choral Success
4Planning and Building the Choral Program
5Processing the Flow of Information
6Managing the Choral Program
2Rehearsal and Performance Planning
7Working with Adolescent Singers
8Planning for Discipline and Choir Conduct
9Choosing the Music
10Preparing the Choral Rehearsal and Music
11Organizing Performances
12Popular Music Presentations
3Choral Techniques
13Vocal Development, Part 1
14Vocal Development, Part 2
15Energizing the Choral Warm-Up
16Teaching Sight-Singing Skills
17Rehearsing the Choir
18Understanding Styles and Performance Practices
19Presenting the Performance
20Directing Other Choral Organizations
Epilogue: Moving into the Workplace
21Planning for Success
App. AMusic Publishers and Distributors
App. BManufacturers of Equipment, Supplies and Attire
App. CLists of Recommended Choral Repertory
App. DVoice Class Resources
App. ESight-Singing Materials
Index

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