Let’s discuss Contemporary A-Cappella as it relates to building a high school choral program. Check out Choral Clarity’s blog post: Is Modern “A-Cappella”Healthy or Harmfulto Building a High SchoolChoral Program?
Do you have a Choir Midterm? If you don’t, there’s no need to worry! It’s not too late and we have you covered. This choir midterm will not take up any class time, won’t burden your students in any way, and it will be a clear assessment of how well they are performing in class. Here is: YOUR […]
For many of us, the New Year brings about a desire to make sudden changes to our choral program. Before you decide WHAT changes you wish to make, I suggest you read this post to determine if THOSE specific changes are worth your time and effort. Read This BEFORE Making New Year’s Changes
“Oh Hanukkah” – brand new – great concert addition! available SAB and SSA with piano – Learn in 30 minutes
This arrangement is a winner and INSTANTLY DOWNLOADABLE! This creative arrangement of “Oh Hanukkah” is a crowd-pleaser and very easy to learn! This “all-melody piece” gives all sings an equal chance to shine. It sounds complex, but it can be learned well in under 30 minutes! Please listen to youtube recording! If you enjoy […]
It’s not too late to additional holiday musicto your concert! I have 7 killer suggestions AND provide a fast and effective strategy for teaching each piece Most pieces can be downloaded instantly, in time for today’s rehearsal! Here are: 7 Last Minute Holiday Repertoire Ideas that Will work! Please consider joining our Choral Clarity Facebook Group, where we are building a community […]
Choral Clarity Presents: This was originally a Facebook Live Event in the Choral Clarity Facebook Group. This short video is a overview of how to cultivate an environment that allows all students to be successful. I hope you find it useful. If my message resonates with you, please consider subscribing to my YouTube channel and/or […]
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)
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!