TIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus by Patrick K. FreerTIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus by Patrick K. Freer

TIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus

byPatrick K. Freer

Paperback | July 16, 2009

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Whether you're new to working with middle school choirs or seeking advice on improving your effectiveness, you'll appreciate the useful hands-on strategies in The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus. Implement Freer's specific, ready-to-use tips immediately in your rehearsals. He reminds you of things you've forgotten, prompts you to reframe what you already do, and encourages you to try new approaches. Organized in lists for easy reference, the book takes you through the first weeks of school and covers setting up your classroom, choral activities for day one and beyond, repertoire for the first weeks, warm-ups for changing voices, rehearsal strategies, placing students into groups and voice parts, and resources. Readers who find TIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School Chorus helpful may want to consult Freer's Getting Started with Middle School Chorus, Second Edition for more detailed information about the tips, strategies, and techniques found in this practical guide.
Patrick K. Freer is associate professor of choral music education at Georgia State University. He is a leading expert on working with adolescent choirs.
Title:TIPS: The First Weeks of Middle School ChorusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.12 × 6.08 × 0.13 inPublished:July 16, 2009Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607091658

ISBN - 13:9781607091653

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Big Six Questions: Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How Chapter 2 Setting Up Your Classroom Chapter 3 Meeting and Greeting Your Students Chapter 4 Choral Activities on the First Day and Beyond Chapter 5 Repertoire for Any Choir's First Weeks Chapter 6 Basics of Warm-Ups for Changing Voices Chapter 7 Rehearsal Strategies Chapter 8 Placing Students into Groups and Voice Parts