Choral Clarity Blog Presents: How do you grade your concerts? What do you do when a student is late, not dressed appropriately, or talking on the risers? Is the grade that the students receive pass/fail grade? This blog post discusses the ins and outs to giving a meaningful concert grade. How to Grade a Concert Performance
Choral Clarity Blog presents: Students who self-assess will experience greater success in all that they do. Do you have your students self-assess their own rehearsal participation? This blog will explain HOW to get your students to self-assess what they doing. Find out: How to Self-Assess their Way toward Rehearsal Success
Choir Halloween is a great excuse for breaking up the monotony of “regular” rehearsals. If well-planned, this special rehearsal can be productive, creative, and serve as a way to infuse energy back into your program. Here are: 11 Choir Halloween Tricks (and Treats)
Your weakest sight-singers may be keeping a “secret” from you. Once we become detectives and uncover their “secret”, they will have the ability to become great sight-singers. Find out: The “Secret” Your Weakest Sight-Singers May Be Hiding
When voicing a choir, it’s important to be fast and efficient. It’s also important that all singers feel good about where they are placed and that they are actually placed in the correct section. This blog will provide a free spreadsheetalong with the tools to effectively and efficiently place your singers in the right section. Find out: How […]
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!
Do you spend waaaaay too much time teaching and preparing the Star Spangled Banner? Does your arrangement require the perfect balance in order to be performed well? Do you stress out about perfecting your arrangement in time for our 9/11 Ceremony, Pep Rally, or Homecoming? If so, are you sure you are using the right arrangement? Here […]
In our Choral Clarity Facebook Community and spreading across many of the choral Facebook groups, an article regarding rude audiences was basically telling parents to grow up. The truth is: We have the power to change the culture of our audience. Here are: 11 Tips To Eliminating Rude Audience Behavior! 11 Tips To Eliminating Rude Audience Behavior!
The summer is the best time to be dreaming up your ideal choral job! In our Choral Clarity Facebook Community, I posed this important question: If you could create the ideal choral position for yourself, what would it be? Age level? Public/private? Size? Schedule? That is only the start to envisioning your dream job. This blog post will […]
Before I end my year, there are things I do that set my program up for success for the following year. Sure, most things can be done just before next school year begins But there are also things that are best done now. Introducing the latest blog post: 10 “DO NOWs” to be successful NEXT […]