A Handbook For Beginning Choral Educators

A Handbook For Beginning Choral Educators

by Walter Lamble


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253216984
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2004
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,017,877
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Walter Lamble is a retired choral educator with more than 30 years’ experience in the classroom. He has a Ph.D. in music education from the University of Iowa.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started
A. Designing a Choral Music Program
B. Choosing and Purchasing Music
C. Before School Begins
2. Choral Basics in the Rehearsal
A. Warming up the Choir
B. The Unison Sound
C. Vowels, Consonants, and Diphthongs
D. Choral Sound and Vocal Production
3. The Academics of Rehearsal
A. Teaching Sight-Singing
B. Presenting a Basic Sight-Singing Lesson
C. Acquiring Basic Skills in the Choral Classroom
4. Important Related Topics
A. The Boy's Changing Voice
B. Singing in Foreign Languages
C. Popular Choral Music
5. The Extracurricular Program
A. So You are Going to do a Musical
B. Travel, Parent Groups, and Competitions
C. Popular Music Styles
6. Non-Choral Concepts
A. Preparing a Budget
B. Preparing a Student for College Music Study
C. Music Professional Organizations
D. Why Should Music be in the High School Curriculum?
7. Fifty Things No One Ever Told Me

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