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The publications in this section are aimed specifically at voice educators, choral directors, vocal coaches and those starting a career in teaching. These books include advice for people searching for information on teaching singing as a career, setting up a voice studio, classroom management, improving teaching skills, concepts and strategies for addressing problems and singing teachers classroom reference books. Most publications are listed by title in alphabetical(ish) order, except in the case of books written by the same author which have been grouped together. Also browse the Educational Books section for exam related study/work books, Int/Adv Instruction Books section for more advanced literature and check out the Childrens Repertoire Books for classroom texts and fun exercises for young people. All links open in a new window. If you are unable to find what you seek here, try the list of Sheet Music Suppliers.

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The Private Voice Studio Handbook
by Joan Frey Boytim
A nationally recognized expert in teaching private voice, Joan Boytim has compiled some of the most widely used vocal collections in the US. Her clinics about various aspects of teaching voice, literature, and running a voice studio have been attended by thousands of teachers. Now that professional wisdom has been put into a new book indispensable for independent instructors, The Private Voice Studio Handbook. Its chapters address, in practical detail, topics such as: starting a private voice studio; equipment and space; recruiting and accepting students; ideas for the very first lesson with a student; studio policies, guidelines and ethics; teaching music reading; recommended syllable drills and vocalises; lesson plans; practice procedures; choosing repertoire suitable to students' abilities; finding appropriate sacred solos; accounting and record-keeping; tax, insurance and retirement advice; techniques for teaching voice to children and adults; planning studio recitals; and many more. An excellent resource for college and university voice faculty.
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150 Rounds For Singing And Teaching
The perfect book for all teachers who enjoy sharing the joy of music with children. The book contains 150 varied pieces with melody Line and Lyrics, and are intended for teachers to teach their students. Includes a selection of songs, rhymes and traditional classics such as Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Three Blind Mice, Jubilate Deo and Are You Sleeping plus many, many more to delight and entertain!
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A Handbook for Beginning Choral Educators
by Walter Lamble
"This book comes from a very fine music educator with exceptional experience, who has common sense and a real understanding of what a beginning teacher should know. The book puts into print issues that are widely discussed at conventions and at conferences, and that are common knowledge for the experienced teacher, but that are not covered in a music education class. It is a plain and simple book, written in a language that is easy for anyone going into the profession to understand. It makes valuable suggestions in just about every aspect of the role of a choral music teacher." -Michael Schwartzkopf, Professor of Music Education, Indiana University School of Music
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A Cappella Pop: A Complete Guide to Contemporary A Cappella Singing
by Brody McDonald
A Cappella pop singing . . . it's the hottest trend in the nation! Author Brody McDonald's award-winning ensemble, Eleventh Hour, was the first high school group to appear on NBC's The Sing-Off, and now you can similarly challenge your top high school and collegiate age singers with this book! With a foreword by Deke Sharon, topics include forming your ensemble, music selection, rehearsal techniques, sound reinforcement, vocal percussion, and much more!
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A Teacher's Resource Guide to Jazz for Young People (Book/Digital Audio)
New Orleans and Jelly Roll Morton By Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Sharon Burch. Introduce students to jazz through great literature combined with learn by doing! The first of ten volumes, Jazz for Young People includes step-by-step lessons that combine content and audio/video recordings of Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center artists with interactive student learning, including classroom instruments that every music teacher already owns or can easily afford. This easy-to-present resource is designed for a teacher who may or may not be trained in America's art form - bringing jazz to the next generation. DIGITAL DOWNLOADS include: Step-by-step lesson slides to project, audio recordings of each song and Wynton Marsalis sharing background information, as well as reproducible activity/assessment worksheets. Plus! You will have FREE ACCESS to corresponding video clips for each lesson. Perfect for the general music classroom (grades 2 and up), beginning jazz ensembles and community jazz education courses.
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Alfred's Music Note Teacher: All-In-One Flashcard
Experience dynamite results leaning notes with this interactive teaching aid, available in siz unique colour options. Assists with learning basic note reading concepts of direction and distance, note stem direction, intervals and more.
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Basics of Singing
by Jan Schmidt
This comprehensive teaching package offers a complete introduction to the art of singing. Suitable for all voices, the text is flexibly organized, providing a variety of pedagogical approaches to present the basic principles of voice production, musicianship, song interpretation, and vocal health.
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Basics of Vocal Pedagogy
The Foundations and Process of Singing
by Clifton Ware
Basics of Vocal Pedagogy is a comprehensive introductory text for vocal pedagogy classes at the college and university level. Though written primarily for prospective teachers of singing, vocal music educators, choir directors, voice coaches and intermediate to advanced level singers will also find the text useful as a textbook, training manual, and general reference book.
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Choral Ensemble Intonation - Teacher's Guide
Methods, Procedures, and Exercises. This method encourages the building of intonation skills within the confines of the choral ensemble rehearsal. Choral Ensemble Intonation includes overall steps for reading a new work and teaches how solfege syllables can promote good intonation through proper diction. In addition, the authors provide techniques for maintaining a consistent tempo, running a choral warm-up, and using the accompanist to achieve better intonation.
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Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers
Teaching 400-600 students every week presents the ultimate classroom management challenge, one that if you’re unprepared for can bury you in a mountain of stress and misbehavior. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers is a proven solution that will transform even the most difficult group of students into the peaceful, well-behaved class you really want. It provides the tools, tips, and strategies you need to simply and effectively manage any classroom, no matter how unruly or out of control, so you can focus on teaching, inspiring, and making an impact that lasts a lifetime.
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Compose Yourself!
The indispensable resource for all teachers of composition. Emphasising a holistic and practical approach to composition, this book offers fifty lesson plans for the over-worked music teacher, and ideas for listening, discussion, notation, improvisation and performance activities. Information is divided into helpful ‘bite-size’ sections that support Key Stages 3 and 4. It offers ideal preparation for the composition element of Music GCSE and Trinity practical examinations. Join the fun as a group of kids meet some of the great composers of the past in this 40-minute musical for young performers. This humorous, yet educational program is actually a great way to introduce your students to the musical styles of Mozart, Bach, Strauss, Beethoven and Brahms along with some contemporary music your kids will really relate to.
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Discover Your Voice
How to Develop Healthy Voice Habits
by Oren L. Brown
Brown taught voice at the Juilliard School and was a pioneer in voice therapy. He has expanded the 19-page syllabus for his students into a comprehensive text for self-study, study with a private teacher, or classroom instruction. He speaks of concepts, perceptions, exercises, acoustics and physiology.
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Dynamics of the Singing Voice Dynamics of the Singing Voice
Handbook for singers and their teachers, laryngologists, and speech or voice therapists on the physiological, psychological, musical, and emotional aspects of voice.
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Haja Teaching Guide
Activities for Pre-K through 2nd Grade. Composed by Julia Jordan Kamanda. “I want to see you flap flap flap your wings, and drum drum drum your heartbeat...” even your littlest rhythm-makers will song, clap, dance and cheer as Haja (AH-ja) learns to fly! Kid-tested and teacher-approved ... Musical Tales for Modern Minds' HAJA TEACHING GUIDE offers step-by-step multicultural lesson plans and student hands-on learning activities. Aligned to our national core curriculum standards for young learners to develop their multiple intelligences and creative expression, this Guide provides ways to engage with music-making, language arts and multi-sensory experiences. Through the story of Haja, The Bird Who was Afraid to Fly and the companion song “Fly Haja Fly”, students can identify with Haja's transformation as she overcomes her fear. They'll take her example of success to heart as she builds her confidence, gaining self-awareness and determination. Young students will explore and practice learning sounds and rhythms, and identifying colors and patterns. The guide also offers an interdisciplinary introduction to West African instruments, designs, food and more. Suggested for ages 4-7. “Today's lesson was a huge success! The kids loved it! They loved the story, song, drumming.... everything. They wanted to listen to the song several times and on the way out I could hear them singing the chorus ...” (music educator, Wharton Elementary, Lancaster PA).
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Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher : An indispensable guide for beginning music teachers!
by Colleen M. Conway & Thomas M. Hodgman
This practical and essential resource guides preservice and beginning music teachers through the most difficult years of music teaching. Part One assists undergraduate music education students in navigating early observations. Part Two offers advice for music student teachers and Part Three is an invaluable reference for the beginning music teacher. Nineteen real-life stories are interspersed throughout Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher, and most include questions for discussion developed by the story authors. Their experiences aid new and prospective teachers in considering difficult questions before they come up in the classroom: What should you do if you are placed in a subject area outside of your area of expertise? How do you balance the roles of teacher and musician? Beyond teaching music, what effects do you have on students' lives? Reproducible worksheets appear throughout the text. These include preservice teacher reflection forms, observation protocols, reflection worksheets for the student teacher, supervisor observation forms, feedback tools, and a professional development checklist. Each of the three sections ends with a reference list and suggestions for further reading. Colleen M. Conway is Associate Professor of music education at the University of Michigan. Thomas M. Hodgman is Associate Professor of music at Adrian College, where he is Chairman of the Music Department and Director of the Choral Ensembles
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Improve Your Teaching : Teaching Beginners
A new approach for instrumental and singing teachers. Teaching beginners is a huge responsibility and challenge, but also reaps enormous rewards. Today there are a host of colorful tutors to choose from, but none tell us how to teach beginners. Teaching Beginners is an inspiring book by renowned educationalist Paul Harris. By looking at all the issues concerning the teaching of beginners, Paul outlines a series of principles, ideas and strategies upon which the best foundations can be laid. Topics include: How to approach the first lessons. Practice ideas for beginners. Inheriting students. Improvisation and composition for beginners. The ideas within this book will challenge, affirm and energize your teaching
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Improve Your Teaching! : An Essential Handbook for Instrumental and Singing Teachers
An energising and inspirational handbook for all instrumental and singing teachers, packed full of comprehensive advice and practical strategies. Discover a whole range of creative and accessible solutions to the challenges faced in music education. Distilled from years of experience and research, the innovative Simultaneous Learning method encourages the development of musical insight by making connections between all aspects of musicianship. Topics covered include: Lesson preparation, Aural and memory work, Effective practice, Improvisation and composition, Sight reading, Group teaching
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Introduction to Effective Music Teaching: Artistry and Attitude
by Alfred S. Townsend
Provides the prospective teacher with front-line tested strategies and approaches that are based on current research and the author's three decades of service as a public school music educator, department chairman, and public school district music administrator. Starting with a brief overview of the history of music education in public schools, Alfred Townsend gives the reader a deeper understanding of the importance of music education to all students, gifted or not. Readers then examine artistry (command of content and mastery of methods) and the ABCs of teacher attitude, the critical component that unlocks learning for many students. With an open and accessible writing style, Dr. Townsend reviews the six components of effective teaching, showing that artistry and attitude can be combined to fuel student learning and teacher leadership. Using all of this information, the reader constructs a personal, practical philosophy of music teaching and learning that will form the basis for his or her instruction. Readers will also experience artistry and attitude in action through well-written case studies of effective teachers. With increasingly diverse student populations teachers now face, this book provides music teachers with ways to interact effectively with students of all backgrounds, attitudes, and talent.
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Live Love! (Stereo Accompaniment & Demo & Curriculum)
A Simple Music Program for Preschoolers. Stereo accompaniment trax for performance use. High quality orchestral performance and recording. Note - does not include rehearsal (internal) CD points.
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More Than Singing: Discovering Music in Preschool and Kindergarten
Do you wonder if "The Wheels on the Bus" and rhythm bands are the only way to share music with kids? More Than Singing is the book for you! More than 100 activities! Ideas for songs, instrument making, music centers, and extensions into language, science, and math. Clear directions and musical notations. Audio CD contains all songs in the book, accompanied by guitar or Autoharp. Includes songs for movement and transitions.
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Music Education in Your Hands: An Introduction for Future Teachers
by Michael L. Mark and Patrice Madura
a textbook for the introductory course in Music Education. Written for future classroom music teachers, the book provides an overview of the music education system , illuminating the many topics that music educators need to know, including technology, teaching methods, curricular evolution, legislation, and a range of societal needs from cultural diversity to evolving tastes in music. It encompasses a broad picture of the profession, and how the future of music education rests in the hands of today’s student teachers as they learn how to become advocates for music in our schools. FEATURES: A balance of sound historical foundations with recent research and thinking; Coursework that is appropriate in level and length for a one semester introductory course; Actual dialogue between undergraduate music education majors and teachers, illustrating pertinent issues teachers must face; An emphasis on opportunities in the greater community beyond the walls of the school that music teachers should be familiar with; Suggested topics for activities and critical thinking for every chapter; A companion web site including student and instructor resources.
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Music Teacher Plan-It: Ultimate Planning Guide for General Music Teachers
Do you teach music to hundreds of kids each week and have to keep track of a stack of seating charts, class lists and lesson plans? Here's the music planner for you with everything under one cover! This one-of-a-kind resource is packed with helpful charts, calendars, & ideas to help you stay organized and plan ahead for the whole school year. Highlights include: 40 weekly lesson plan charts, 10 monthly calendars with Music Fast Facts, seating charts for general music and choirs, and over 40 special music activities. In addition, there are reproducible forms for student information, class list charts, assessments rubrics based on the National Standards and lesson descriptions. Don't start a new school year without this handy music planner!
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National Schools of Singing: English, French, German, and Italian Techniques of Singing Revisited
by Richard Miller
This update of Miller's original study incorporates these new concerns while continuing the investigation into which techniques within the national schools and idiosyncratic regional tendencies that remain.
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Rock Your GCSE Music - Teachers Book (Book/2 CD)
by Rockschool
Taking a unique approach to GCSE Music through the medium of great rock and pop! A brand new series, Rock Your GCSE Music provides eight complete half-term projects which support theory, performance, composition and listening. The series addresses all of the required GCSE skills, is suitable for all exam boards and features a range of contemporary and classic tracks that will really engage your students. Teacher’s Book: Six lesson plans for each song project have been designed to help you teach the elements of music and build up to group performances, with composition and listening activities that support the delivery of GCSE skills. Exemplar score excerpts from the book are available as PDFs/audio files on the Ensemble Pieces CD ROM for use with your class. Comprising a Teacher's Book, Student Handbook and Ensemble Repertoire (which comes with a CD-ROM of backing tracks and additional parts), the series is suitable for all exam boards and features eight contemporary and classic tracks. This Student Handbook offers: - Fascinating background and context to the artists and songs - Accessible analysis of the musical elements and techniques exemplified through the eight familiar songs, with relevance to your GCSE studies - Expert performance notes for rock-band players to help you achieve your potential in performance, with additional information video demonstrations and suggested further reading/listening on www.rhinegoldeducation.co.uk/rygm
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Siku's Song Teaching Guide
Activities for Pre-K through 2nd Grade. Composed by Julia Jordan Kamanda. Siku's Song Teaching Guide, book 2 in the Musical Tales for Modern Minds series, engages young learners with multicultural lesson plans and hands-on learning activities. Siku's Song and the companion music follow the young Peruvian alpaca, Siku, as she discovers a way to express herself, even if it means going against her family's long-held musical traditions. Students will find a piece of themselves in Siku as she stands up for what she believes in and learns how to blend tradition with innovation. Build melodies using literacy-based activities, explore simple music notation, and manipulate materials to reinforce the concepts. Activities are aligned to national core curriculum standards and integrate music, language arts, social studies, and visual art. Suggested for ages 4-7.
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Singing Express – Complete Singing Scheme for Primary Class Teachers (Book/DVD)
Singing Express is a complete scheme for singing in the primary years. It supplies everything that children and teacher need for singing together - brilliant, cross-curricular singing materials, which naturally and easily help grow confident voices and full guidance and help with using them. Singing Express is a complete scheme for singing in the primary years. It supplies everything that children and teacher need for singing together - brilliant, cross-curricular singing materials, which naturally and easily help grow confident voices and full guidance and help with using them. Each book and DVD-ROM pack provides songs, chants, rhymes, stories and warm ups. Easy to access, easy to learn and share with children. The materials are designed for whiteboard display and include backing tracks, lyrics, song movies and specialist singing help whenever needed. The songbook edition with CD contains all the songs from Singing Express 2 with piano accompaniments, guitar chords, CD performances and backing tracks.
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Strategies for Teaching Beginning and Intermediate Band
by Edward J. Kvet
The purpose of the Strategies for Teaching series is to help music teachers implement the K-12 National Music Education Standards and M.E.N.C.'s Prekindergarten Standards. Hundreds of music teachers across the country participated in this project. Each publication focuses on a specific curricular area and a particular level. Each includes teaching strategies based on the content and achievement standards, a preface and an introduction, and a resource list.
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Teeny Tykes & Tunes - Toddler 1 Teacher Curriculum Guide
Whether it is used in a weekly activity time, after school programs, family centers, daycares, or mother's day out program, Teeny Tykes & Tunes is an exciting, proven tool for babies, toddlers, and caregivers. This 10-week, faith-based curriculum features carefully selected action songs, bounces, finger-plays, instrument songs, animal songs, Bible songs and stories that will give children the opportunity to wiggle, giggle, and learn about God. Generations will be connected by placing music in children's hearts and minds, babies will develop musical abilities, and homes will be transformed with the joy of music as babies and toddlers take baby and wee steps toward understanding God's love through the gift of music. Toddler 18 month - 3 year old toddlers and their caregivers. The primary objective of Teeny Tykes & Tunes is to provide a resource that will help make music and spiritual activity a part of every child's day.
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Teeny Tykes & Tunes - Infant Teacher Curriculum Guide
Whether it is used in a weekly activity time, after school programs, family centers, daycares, or mother's day out program, Teeny Tykes & Tunes is an exciting, proven tool for babies, toddlers, and caregivers. This 10-week, faith-based curriculum features carefully selected action songs, bounces, finger-plays, instrument songs, animal songs, Bible songs and stories that will give children the opportunity to wiggle, giggle, and learn about God. Generations will be connected by placing music in children's hearts and minds, babies will develop musical abilities, and homes will be transformed with the joy of music as babies and toddlers take baby and wee steps toward understanding God's love through the gift of music. 6 - 18 month infants and their caregivers The primary objective of Teeny Tykes & Tunes is to provide a resource that will help make music and spiritual activity a part of every child's daily life.
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The Choral Director's Guide to Sanity...and Success!
How to Develop a Flourishing Middle School/Junior High School Choral Program
by Randy Pagel and Linda Spevacek
When two master teachers speak, student-and teachers-should listen. And Randy Pagel and Linda Spevacek have spoken eloquently here, befitting their combined years of incredibly successful teaching experience. Succinctly written and fully-charged with practical, step-by-step instructions, you will find nugget after nugget concerning issues confronting every choral educator every day. Wisdom on classroom management, choral rehearsal management, working with the changing male voice, developing musicianship and a complete child, organizational tips, public-relations hints, pointers for participating in tours and/or festivals, and thought-provoking quotes from a wide spectrum of sources-it's all here, written from the unique perspective of both a male and female teacher who explore how gender really affects teaching the opposite sex. Tools, rules and tips for teaching-all leading toward making your classroom a positive atmosphere, ensuring a successful choral experience for every student.
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The Composers Specials - Teachers Guide
Listening Guides, Discussion Topics and Cross-Curricular Activities Composers Specials Series. The lives and music of the great composers come alive with the Composers' Specials Video Series, and this innovative, easy-to-use teacher's guide lets you create an entire curriculum for your elementary and middle school music classes. The guide offers a variety of lesson plans to accompany the video stories of these world-famous composers: Bach, Handel, Rossini, Liszt, Strauss and Bizet. You and your students will enjoy dozens of creative activities, including easy-to-follow listening maps that highlight selections of music from each of the soundtrack CDs. These and many more reproducible student activities give you all you need for an entire unit of study that makes learning fun and motivational! The Composers' Specials Video Series (from Devine Entertainment) includes: Bach's Fight For Freedom, Handel's Last Chance, Rossini's Ghost, Liszt's Rhapsody, Strauss: The King of Three-Quarter Time, and Bizet's Dream.
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Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults
A Manual for Teachers of Singing and for Choir Directors
by James C. McKinney
Excellent book written for teachers but useful for everyone. Includes all aspects of the singing voice with diagrams of the voice mechanism.
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Book Cover The Dynamic Studio: How to keep students, dazzle parents, and build the music studio everyone wants to get into
by Philip Johnston
Practice Revolution author Philip Johnston looks at 93 different elements of traditional music teaching that are desperately in need of an update for today's students. From motivation systems to resourcing, repertoire selection to to the practice treadmill, unconventional scheduling to simply how to make a studio more fun, The Dynamic Studio is another explosion of ideas from the world’s best known writer on music teaching.
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THE Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music
by Victor L. Wooten
From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great. Then, from nowhere it seemed, a teacher arrived. Part musical genius, part philosopher, part eccentric wise man, the teacher would guide the young musician on a spiritual journey, and teach him that the gifts we get from music mirror those from life, and every movement, phrase, and chord has its own meaning...all you have to do is find the song inside.
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The Music Teacher's Companion: A Practical Guide (UK Edition)
The Music Teacher's Companion is the essential handbook for instrumental and singing teachers. All teachers will find it relevant whether they are working at home or in schools, full-time or part-time, teaching individuals or groups. It contains advice, information and pragmatic solutions to teaching problems, forms for lesson plans, pupil profiles, term-by-term overviews as well as discussing concepts and strategies that may well have remained unquestioned during years of teaching.
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Book CoverThe Savvy Music Teacher: Blueprint for Maximizing Income & Impact
by David Cutler
In our era of financial uncertainty and disruptive technological change, the music industry is in crisis. One career path that holds great promise, however, is independent music teaching. For a host of reasons, demand exists in every corner, providing one of the most stable, promising career options available to musicians regardless of instrument, genre, or background - at least, in the hands of a savvy music teacher. In this book, author David Cutler offers hands-on advice for creating a music career that is meaningful, artistically fulfilling, and financially self-supporting. The book's overriding goal is to ensure a steady income for its reader and to give the reader tools to use that income to provide financial independence. Cutler walks the reader through the process of setting up a profitable and sustainable career plan, and then through the practical aspects of getting out of debt, spending responsibly, investing, and saving for retirement. Cutler also sheds light on the logistics of running a teaching studio, providing helpful documentation and tips for everything from bookkeeping to time management. Lastly and most importantly, Cutler explores situations for increasing a teacher's impact. Rather than simply creating wealthy teachers, the overriding goal of their book is to cultivate leaders who add significant value to society through their teaching. A must-read for private music teachers of all levels, both beginning and those with established studios, as well as the music performance graduates who so often become private studio teachers, The Savvy Music Teacher provides practical advice in down-to-earth language that includes real-life experiences from successful teacher-entrepreneurs, a focus on large-scale income streams not usually covered in books for studio teachers, and sample documents (including contracts and marketing materials) on the book's comprehensive companion website.
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The Teacher's Ego : When Singers Become Voice Teachers
Most voice teachers begin as professional singers themselves and now--perhaps facing the loss of their own performing identities--work to build and support their students in every way possible. In The Teacher's Ego, author Lynn Eustis grapples with these two distinct egos, those of both singer and teacher, and reveals practical implications for any professional voice teacher. Ultimately, the relationship between a singer and a voice teacher is complex. As Eustis states, "Voice teachers who understand their own motivations are infinitely more effective in the studio than those who don't." In this practical and thought-provoking companion to The Singer's Ego, Eustis covers such topics as "Your Identity as a Singer," "Allowing Your Students to Be Their Own Artists," "Relations with Colleagues: A Different Hierarchy," and "Life Beyond the Teaching Studio." The Teacher's Ego opens a new and profound dialog between teacher and student--one where everyone will benefit. Lynn Eustis is Associate Professor of Music/Voice in the College of Fine Arts at Boston University.
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Singing In Tune by Nancy Telfer
Strategies and solutions for conductors, conductors-in-training, and voice teachers. This book from Nancy Telfer will give you and your choir a firm and extensive grounding in real-life choral experiences and lots of fun in learning. A useful text that can be useful with beginners or experienced sight-singers who need a review.
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Singing the Mechanism and the Technic
by William Vennard
Essential reading for voice teachers and one of the fundimendal must reads for vocalists, covering the foundation of how the voice works, this clear and easy to understand book demystifies the metaphors and supplies the facts plus covers vowel and consonant production as well as a number of important vocal exercises. Contents include Acoustics, Breathing, Attack, Registration, Resonance, Vowels, Articulation, Coordination, Bibliography, Thesaurus
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Speech and Hearing Science
Anatomy and Physiology
by Willard R. Zemlin
This comprehensive and highly-popular book is dedicated to the rehabilitation and habilation of the speech and hearing impaired. A solid foundation of anatomy and physiology are not the only things this book provides! also included are more advanced topics such as respiration, phonation, articulation, neurology, and hearing. This exceptional read is perfect for new speech-language pathologists, audiologists, deaf interpreters, physicians, ear, nose, and throat specialists, and others interested in speech and hearing disorders.
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Standard Speech: Essays on Voice and Speech
By VASTA (The Voice and Speech Trainers Association).
Standard Speech is an anthology of essays from VASTA (the Voice and Speech Trainers Association) on a variety of topics of interest to actors, voice and speech teachers. Exploring the idea of what should be the standards for good speech this volume offers views from more than 40 top experts on the subject. Also essays on Coaching, Singing, Vocal Health, Verse and Dialect Accent studies. A must for the serious student of voice and speech.
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The Vocal Vision:
Views on Voice by 24 Leading Teachers, Coaches and Directors
By Various. Arranged by Marion Hampton and Barbara Acker. Twenty-four leading voice experts speak out on the changing role of voice on stage. Essay topics include: Re-Discovering Lost Voices, Thoughts on Theatre, Therapy, and the Art of Voice, Finding Our Lost Singing Voices, Voice Training, Where Have We Come From? Vocal Coaching in Private Practice.
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