I came across a recent post in a very prominent choral director’s Facebook group (with 30,000+ members) that asks:
“What are your simple, short rules that you post for choir?”
It seemed like a simple question but I was really frustrated by some of the responses from my fellow choral directors.
Some of the rules that were offered in this thread were REAL RULES and yet I found many of them degrading toward students, and some must have been intended to bring humor into the learning environment.
Rules are not FUN; they are the foundation of our learning environment. FUN happens when proper rules are in place.
After you read this blog, I hope you understand why I ask: