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Joyce Eilers

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Joyce Eilers

Joyce Eilers was recognized as one of the top choral composers in the country, with hundreds of compositions and arrangements in her catalog, best-selling methods for teaching sight-singing, and for her mentoring of young composers.

She received her Bachelor of Music degree in 1963 from Oklahoma City University and a Master of Music degree from the University of Oregon in 1967, where she specialized in Music Education.

She taught in the Oklahoma public schools and in Oregon and Washington for ten years at both elementary and secondary levels and was an instructor at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.

She was a popular visiting lecturer and clinician, appearing before many state music education conventions and universities including University of Oregon, Oregon State University, University of Idaho, Boise State University, University of Michigan, Ohio State University, University of Kansas City-Missouri, University of North Dakota at Grand Forks, and Arizona State University.

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Gordon Tjernlund / Joyce Eilers : Quickstarts - Choral Warm-Ups

Review: Written to develop all levels of singing, "Quickstarts" addresses the wide range of problems that every choir faces: tone quality, range, flexibility, intonation, enunciation, posture, breath control, style, blend and many more. But it's more than just a collection of warm-ups! It contains a "Special Usage Guide" that shows you how to focus on each problem by combining specific exercises. Make these a part of your daily rehearsal and hear your group improve! Available: 4-Part any combination.

Songlist: Mee-Ay-Ah-Oh-Oo, Staccato-Legato, Ninth, Octaves, Easy, C-Ah, Long (Combination), Down and Up, Intervals, T-Row, Yah-Ha-Ha, Cumulative, Chromatic Scale, Hi-Yi-Yi-Yah, Hum-Ah, Pitch and Blend Check, Tune Those Altered Notes, Close Harmony, Blending Breath Streatcher, Minor Key Tuner

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7063b | Songbook Vocal Warm Up Exercises $2.95 add item to cart Choral Warm-Ups


Joyce Eilers : The Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2

Review: Master writer for young voices, Joyce Eilers has designed a special series for choirs ready to begin part-singing! Filled with Joyce's carefully developed techniques and suggestions, this collection of five best-selling chorals will motivate your choir and help them achieve a successful first experience. In Volume II, Joyce Eilers reinforces the necessary criteria for choosing music for the young singer and shows how to make adjustments as the choir gains in maturity and musical experience. This valuable resource includes five best-selling chorals along with Joyce's helpful suggestions and teaching tips. This collection is sure to produce immediate success with your choir!

Songlist: America The Beautiful, The Pirate Song, Tiki Chant, My America, Glendy Burke, The Legend of the Bells, Down By The Riverside, Go For It!, Dreamer with Liberty and Justice For All

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7836b | Songbook $6.95 | 2-Part add item to cart Arrangements for 2 Parts


Emily Crocker & Joyce Eilers : Choral Approach to Sight Singing

Review: Here is an exciting easy-to-use sight-singing method for middle school/jr. high choirs that starts from square one, assuming no previous training. It is presented in a logical, sequenced order, with harmonically combinable exercises to develop rhythmic and melodic independence. The collection offers a variety of a cappella and accompanied songs for 3-Part Mixed voices in two sequenced volumes. The Teacher's Edition additionally includes complete instruction for use of the method!

Songlist: Rhythm - Let's Begin, Singing Exercises, Rests - Silent Breathes, The Pitch Ladder, New Patterns, Warm-Ups, Tune-Ups, Ties, Slurs, Dotted Notes, How To Find Do, Terms And Symbols Glossary

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6273b | Book $19.95 | SAB add item to cart Sightsinging Material


Joyce Eilers and Emily Crocker : Patterns of Sound - Teacher's Edition Vol. 2

Review: Don't read notes, read patterns of sound! This unique sight reading course for treble voices in elementary and early middle school does just that! PATTERNS OF SOUND uses excellent voice leading, careful sequencing and musically interesting exercises that can be combined to strengthen part singing, pitch relationships and to develop rhythmic independence. Volume 1 starts from square one, assuming no previous training, with exercises that are so carefully sequenced that the students are quickly singing four-measure phrases and eight measure songs in two parts and finding it easy! Students are introduced to notes, rests, meter, pitch and unison/2-part songs in Vol. 1, and continue in Vol. 2 with dotted rhythms & syncopation, keys & key changes and more 2-part songs. Use it every day and watch your students' confidence level grow!

Songlist: Rhythm - Let's Review, Let's Review Pitch, Ties, Name That Tune, Hear the Wind, Slurs, Dotted Notes, Songs Using Dotted Notes, Angels We Have Heard on High, More Dotted Rhythms, More Practice, Name That Tune, Getting Up to Speed, Go Tell It On The Mountain, On the Road Again, Pick Up Notes, Ezekiel Saw The Wheel, Syncopation Information, Combining Pitch and Rhythm, Here We Go Again, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Ping Pong, Our Gallant Whaling Ship, Counting in Six, 3/8 Notes and Rests, New 6/8 Combinations, Name That Tune, On We Go, The Echo, How to Find Do, Do Moves around A Lot, Finding the Starting Pitch in Any Key, The "Count" of Song, Major and Minor, Songs in Minor Keys, Name That Tune, Old Abram Brown, Accidentals, Accidentals in Songs, Name That Tune, The Stars and Stripes Forever, Terms And Symbols, Glossary

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5564b | Book $14.95 add item to cart Sightsinging Material


Joyce Eilers : My America - Parts CD

Review: Perfect for patriotic celebrations and choir/band concert finales, this Joyce Eilers classic combining the familiar My Country 'Tis of Thee with an easily learned partner melody is now available with a new 3-Part Mixed voicing and concert band accompaniment. Performance Time: Approx. 1:45.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD

Songlist: My America

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9940c | Voicetrax CD $26.95 add item to cart Patriotic A Cappella


Joyce Eilers : My America

Review: Perfect for patriotic celebrations and choir/band concert finales, this Joyce Eilers classic combining the familiar My Country 'Tis of Thee with an easily learned partner melody is now available with a new 3-Part Mixed voicing and concert band accompaniment. Performance Time: Approx. 1:45.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed and 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD

Songlist: My America

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9945p | Sheet Music $1.90 | 3 Parts add item to cart Patriotic A Cappella

Arrangements ( See Discography.)

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Song NameArrangerComposerArtistRecording TitleFormat
America The BeautifulJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Bless The Lord, O My SoulJoyce EilersVarious ArrangersArrangements for Young Male VoicesSheet MusicMORE DETAILS
Down By The RiversideJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Dreamer with Liberty and Justice For AllJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Glendy BurkeJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Go For It!Joyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Go Ye Now In PeaceJoyce EilersA Cappella SingersThis Is My Father's World 1 CDMORE DETAILS
My AmericaJoyce EilersJoyce EilersMy AmericaSheet MusicMORE DETAILS
My AmericaJoyce EilersJoyce EilersMy America - Parts CDVoicetrax CDMORE DETAILS
My AmericaJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Sing We Now of ChristmasJoyce EilersFrench CarolChautauqua Children's ChoraleChildren of Light 1 CDMORE DETAILS
The Irish BlessingJoyce EilersJoyce Eilers BacakVarious ArrangersTraditional Irish Folksongs for Mixed VoicesSheet MusicMORE DETAILS
The Legend of the BellsJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
The Pirate SongJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Tiki ChantJoyce EilersJoyce EilersThe Beginning Part-Singer Vol 1 & 2SongbookMORE DETAILS
Winter WonderlandJoyce EilersFelix BernardMinnesota BoychoirWinter Wonderland 1 CDMORE DETAILS

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