by Stuart Hunt Choral conductors are agents of change and adaptation. It IS our DNA. Our students and their families depend on the joy, satisfaction, connection, and growth we offer to those who share our passion. MOVING AHEAD WITH PURPOSE My personal definition of intelligence is not what or how much you know how to […]
By Stuart Hunt Why your students will love you for raising the bar I struggle writing this. My passion for building musicianship drove me to create a business whose sole focus is to address literacy in the three parts of sight-reading: counting interval recognition part-singing For me it is both imperative for our students who […]
ChorTeach is ACDA’s quarterly publication for choral conductors and teachers at all levels. It is published online, and each issue contains four practical articles. If you are not already a member of ACDA, you can join and receive access to ChorTeach online. Below is an excerpt from an article written by Jane Vanderhoff appearing in the Spring 2019 issue._____________________________________ Sight singing […]
Do your students FEAR Sight-Singing? Have you tried to make it fun, but it just isn’t working? Is sight-singing a drain on your students, your rehearsal, and your prep time? If so, I have some suggestions! Here is my latest blog post! 8 Keys to Turn Sight-Singing Fear into Fun!
How do we measure success? This, of course, is a lifelong question that stares us in the face every day. This article is far less philosophical, but does perhaps pose a way in which we should change the way we view success in terms of high school choral programs. Find out the 14″Secret” Indicators […]
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: Rubrics have a place in the performing music classroom, but they should not be used to recognize achievement. They must be used properly and give every student the opportunity to be successful. Don’t Use Rubrics Unless Everyone Can Succeed