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Tips: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorusby Patrick K. Freer
Synopses & Reviews
Whether you're new to working with middle school choirs or seeking advice on improving your effectiveness, you'll appreciate the useful hands-on strategies in The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus. Implement Freer's specific, ready-to-use tips immediately in your rehearsals. He reminds you of things you've forgotten, prompts you to reframe what you already do, and encourages you to try new approaches. Organized in lists for easy reference, the book takes you through the first weeks of school and covers setting up your classroom, choral activities for day one and beyond, repertoire for the first weeks, warm-ups for changing voices, rehearsal strategies, placing students into groups and voice parts, and resources. Readers who find TIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus helpful may want to consult Freer's Getting Started with Middle School Chorus, Second Edition for more detailed information about the tips, strategies, and techniques found in this practical guide.
About the Author
Patrick K. Freer is associate professor of choral music education at Georgia State University. He is a leading expert on working with adolescent choirs.
Table of Contents
The big six questions : who, what, why, when, where, and how — Setting up your classroom — Meeting and greeting your students — Choral activities on the first day and beyond — Repertoire for any choir's first weeks — Basics of warm-ups for changing voices — Rehearsal strategies — Placing students into groups and voice parts.
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