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Oliver Douberly: Choir Director Basics

Singing From The Same Page
Organization and Paperwork
The Importance of Personal Preparation
Posture and Breathing
Warm Up - Making the Sound
Rehearsing Hymnody
Rhythm and Pulse
Rhythmic Phrases
Diction Skills
Making the Ensemble Sound
Gesture Technique
Conducting from the Console
Recruiting New Choir members
Maintenance of Choir Members

The latest volume in the 'Basics' series is an excellent new resource for choir directors from a recognized expert in the field. Choir director Basics supports and guides the reader through the process of organizing new ensembles as well as developing and improving existing choirs. The book is divided in five parts, each addressing specific aspects of the choir director's work: The Place for the Choir and Preparing to Direct the Choir; The Rehearsal; Making the Choral Sound; Ritual Celebrations; and Administration.

Item code: 6571B | Book | $14.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | 117 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10

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