I must confess that even though I write about Choir Valentine’s Day every year, I have yet to prepare anything for my February 14th choir rehearsal. Lucky for me, I have my own blog post, “9 Last Minute Choir Valentine’s Day Rehearsal Ideas”, that I know is filled with last-minute ideas I can implement Monday […]
Valentine’s Day may seem like a holiday that should be ignored in choir, but I think it could be a missed opportunity! Choir and singing is all about creating connection and spreading love. This post will share practical and effective ideas that include everyone! Here is: Valentine’s Day Choir Rehearsal: 12 Ways to Make It Productive!
When meeting students where they are at, some choral directors make a big mistake: they keep the students where they are. In my new blog post, I explain my journey with teaching middle school chorus for the first time in over 20 years. Check out my latest blog post: How “Meeting Students Where They Are” Can […]
Now is the perfect opportunity to make changes to your choir rehearsal! In my blog post, I list and explain 11 things you can do to improve your choir to start off the 2023 year! Check out my latest blog post: 11 Quick-Fix Rehearsal Changes You Can Make to Start the New Year Read my latest blog […]
Your students can grade their own concert performance! When I want to keep things simple (and teacher-led), I grade my concerts on a 4 point system: – 1 point for being on time – 1 point for being dressed appropriately – 1 point for being focused and engaged while performing – 1 point for being […]
Sometimes we overthink our concerts. We over-program or focus on details that are truly insignificant in the big picture. I want to share 10 SIMPLE concert tips that will make your concert more successful! There is no “rocket science” here; I give you 10 “no-brainer” things you can do to create a better performance: both for […]