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5 Out-Of-The-Box Vocal Warm-Up Exercises for Choristers (That Really Work)

August 28, 2019

These five exercises can be used prior to singing any actual tones or words.

Impart Your Love of Music to Your Students

As educators, it is incumbent upon us to communicate the emotional (if not therapeutic) value of music to those we teach.

Warm Ups

The first step in combining our voices for effect is the warm-up.

A Capella in a Show Choir? What?

A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to meet Jeremy Alfera. Jeremy has a great reputation in the state of Ohio, particularly for winning show choir competitions. Over time, I began to follow his success. I watched his show choir shows on YouTube, and then began to branch out into the videos of his […]

2019 Resolutions for the New School Year

With the school year now beginning, it’s a good time to make some resolutions—school year resolutions.


In the contemporary climate of data-driven education, you don’t hear much about inspiration in the popular rhetoric about music education and its role and purpose in the lives of children. But in fact, the music teacher’s most important responsibility is to inspire his or her students.

Over the Rainbow: 80 Years of The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is one of the most cherished films of all time. August 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the 1939 film’s release.

Musical Study Guides Support: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Musicals are rich resources for learning in addition to being major forms of entertainment.

What We Know About Teaching Music Theory From Four Million Drills

August 6, 2019

Finding Practical Solutions for Performance Programs

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