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Sally K. Albrecht

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Sally Albrecht

Sally K. Albrecht is presently the Director of School Choral publications for Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. She is a popular choral conductor, composer and clinician, especially known for her work with choral movement. Sally is the author of two books on the subject - Choral Music In Motion, Volumes 1 & 2 distributed by Alfred.

An annual recipient of the ASCAP Special Music Award since 1987, Sally has over 140 popular choral publications in print (including The Reindeer Rap, For the Children and No Need to Knock!), six children's musicals (Crazy Carols!, Santa's Stuck in the 50's, A Small Part of the World, SuperClaus!, The Night the Reindeer Rocked and Santa's Shopping Network), four children's songbook (I Sing, you Sing, Schoolhouse Raps, Rhythm to the Rescue! and Everyday Songs), and two sacred cantatas (Night of Wonder and What a Morning). Her composition We are the Children was selected to open the 1994 MENC "World's Largest Concert", involving more than eight million singers. She also directed and staged the half-time show singers performing during the 1995 and 1996 Florida Citrus Bowls.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Sally recieved a B.A. degree from Rollins College with a double major in Music Theater. From there she moved to the University of Miami where she recieved both an M.A. in Drama and an M.M. in Accompanying. Her previous employment includes serving as the school choral editor at Shawnee Press, and teaching in the Music Departments at Oakland University and Jersey City State College. She has worked with literally thousands of teachers and students through clinics, conventions and workshops in 40 states, Canada, Singapore and Australia. Sally and her husband, composer/arranger Jay Althouse, currently reside on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Discography

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Sally K. Albrecht : Choral Music in Motion Vol 1

Review: Let Sally K. Albrecht show you how to add movement to your choral groups with her popular book. This volume contains over 120 photos of students utilizing primarily upper body movement on choral risers.

Songlist: Introduction, Warm-ups, Choosing Music For Movement, Preparation And Planning, Pacing Your Movement, Working With A Large Group, Working With Smaller Ensembles, Noitation Ensembles, Choreographic Steps And Ideas, Working with Partners, Programming A Show, Other Items Of Interest, Suggested Music List

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6341 01 Book $14.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht : Choral Music in Motion Vol 2

Review: The follow up to the very popular first volume this book further explores movement for your choir with an emphasis on the larger ensemble. Plenty of photos accompanies the text and you'll soon have your choir adding exciting visual elements to your program.

Songlist: Introduction, Choosing Music For Movement, Preparation And Planning, Positing Your Singers, Simple Moves And Ideas, Visual Focus, Adding Polish And Pizzazz, Costumes and Props, Programming

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6337 01 Book $19.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K Albrecht : Choral Warm-Up Collection

Review: The Choral Warm-Up Collection is a new sourcebook featuring 167 favorite warm-ups contributed by 51 choral directors from across the nation. These generous directors have agreed to donate their royalties to the ACDA Endowment Trust, to be used for student scholarships and conducting awards. This incredible resource consists of warm-ups for every situation and focusing on many different vocal areas. The text is organized into several categories: beginning warm-ups, breathing, vowels, diction, flexibility, scales, intervals, intonation, phrasing, blend, dynamics, minor, range, chords and rounds. Set the mood for a successful choral rehearsal while developing and reinforcing positive ensemble vocal techniques with The Choral Warm-Up Collection.

Songlist: Beginning Warm Ups, Breathing, Vowels, Diction, Flexibility, Scales, Intervals, Intonation, Phrasing, Blend, Dynamics, Minor, Range, Chords, Rounds

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6039 01 Book Warm -Ups $22.95 Choral Warm-Ups


Sally K. Albrecht : Broadway Partners

Review: Here's a great way to introduce your young singers to 10 Broadway classics while developing independent part-singing! There's nothing more fun than a partner song, and this terrific collection features well-known favorites that will never go out of style! Includes easy-to-teach staging suggestions where appropriate.

Songlist: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Comedy Tonight, Ease on Down the Road, The Gold Diggers' Song, 42nd Street, Look to the Rainbow, Soon It's Gonna Rain , Tea for Two, Together Wherever We Go, Wouldn't It Be Loverly, Yankee Doodle Boy

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9684 01 Songbook $29.95 Partner Songs


Sally K. Albrecht : Grab a Partner!

Review: There's nothing more fun than singing a partner song, and there's no better way to develop independent 2-part singing with your young performers. GRAB A PARTNER! by well-known composers Sally K. Albrecht and Jay Althouse, features 12 terrific partner songs, each utilizing a well-known melody

Songlist: A Broadway Song (with Give My Regards to Broadway), Which Ball Game? (with Take Me Out to the Ball Game), Sing of the Spring (with Now Is the Month of Maying), How I Love My America (with America, the Beautiful), 'Round the Mountain (with She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain), Angels Watchin' (with All Night, All Day), Get That Fly! (with Shoo, Fly), Come By Here (with Kum Ba Ya), Dance Around the Room (with Zum Gali Gali), Gettin' Ready for Santa Claus (with Up on the Housetop), Heavenly Peace (with Silent Night), Goin' to the Races (with Camptown Races)

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9682 01 Songbook $29.95 Partner Songs


Sally K. Albrecht : Holiday Partners

Review: Before you know it, the holiday season is upon you and it's time to perform! Never fear, Holiday Partners is here! This collection features new and favorite partner songs and easy beginning 2-part arrangements to cover every one of your seasonal celebrations. Sing one, sing two, sing a few!

Songlist: Auld Lang Syne, Deck the Hall and Decorate, Dreidel, Dreidel, Follow That Wondrous Star, Go, Tell It on the Mountain, Jingle All the Way, Lullaby on a Silent Night, Over the River, Pat-A-Pan, Peace I Leave with You

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9681 01 Songbook $29.95 Partner Songs


Sally K. Albrecht : Partners in Spirituals

Review: Singers of all ages love to perform partner songs, and the Partners in Praise Series overflows with traditional melodies arranged in partner song fashion for children's, youth and adult choirs. Each songbook in the series provides a wonderful source of easily-prepared titles for worship and Christian school concerts, as well as reproducible song and narration sheets...no need to buy additional copies for the singers! Add the delightful short narratives before each song and create a medley of two or more songs for children's chapel, special Sunday school programs, vacation Bible school and adult fellowship events. Combine several groups of singers and perform all six songs with narration for a special 15-20 minute musical program. Partners in...Spirituals, the first installment in the series, includes six partner song arrangements of some of the best-loved spirituals of all time.

Songlist: Glory Bound (This Train & When the Saints Go Marchin' In), Peace Like a River, Kum Ba Yah, Good News! (Go, Tell It on the Mountain), Carry Me Home (Swing Low, Sweet Chariot & Deep River), Rise and Shine!, Sing with the Spirit! , I'm Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing & I'm Gonna Sing, Sing, Sing

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9685 01 Songbook $14.95 Partner Songs


Sally K. Albrecht : Pop Partners

Review: What a great way to bridge the gap from unison to 2-part singing. There's nothing more fun than singing a partner song! This tremendous collection features well-known songs that will never go out of style, reproducible song sheets, and easy-to teach staging suggestions.

Songlist: All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth, Bye Bye Blackbird , Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bell Rock, Shake, Rattle and Roll , Singin' in the Rain, Splish, Splash, Strike Up the Band! , Toot Toot Tootsie (Goodbye) , When You're Smiling

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9683 01 Songbook $29.95 Partner Songs


Sally Albrecht : Shine! A Choral Movement DVD

Review: Shine! is the twelve offering in Alfred's "Choral Movement Series". Join popular Alfred editors, composers, choreographers, and clinicians Sally K. Albrect and Andy Beck as they take you step-by-step through staging suggestions for 12 published sheet music titles. The movements are so easy to see and learn, as Sally and Andy are able to demonstrate counterpoint movement simultaneously! Perfect for 2-past choirs as well as for mixed groups (men versus women staging), this DVD is jam-packed with fresh and fun staging ideas for choirs of all ages and sizes.

Songlist: All I Want Is...Nuttin.!, Esta Es El Tiempo, Grandma's Feather Bed, Hip-Hop Reindeer, Joyful, Joyful, Please, Let It Snow!, Rocking Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, Shine a Little Light, Shout For Joy!, We Are One, We Dance

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6436 DVD $29.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht / Andy Beck : Follow Me To The Top

Review: FOLLOW ME TO THE TOP! is the seventh offering in Alfred's "Choral Movement Series." Join popular Alfred editors, composers, choreographers, and clinicians Sally K. Albrecht and Andy Beck as they take you step by step through staging suggestions for 11 Alfred Choral Designs titles. The movements are so easy to see and learn, as Sally and Andy are able to demonstrate counterpoint movement simultaneously! Perfect for 2-Part choirs (Part I vs. Part II) as well as for mixed groups ("men vs. women" staging), this DVD is jam-packed with fresh and fun staging ideas for choirs of all ages and sizes.

Songlist: Follow Me To The Top, Chiri Biri Bim, Glory Bound, Gonna Catch That Santa, Heri Za Krismas, Holiday Lights, Mary Sat A-Rockin', Mi Vida, Mi Cancion, Naughty or Nice?, Reindeer On The Roof, Watu Wote

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6236 DVD $34.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht / Andy Beck : On The Stage!

Review: ON THE STAGE! is the sixth offering in Alfred's "Choral Movement Series." Join popular Alfred editors, composers, choreographers, and clinicians Sally K. Albrecht and Andy Beck as they take you step by step through staging suggestions for 11 Alfred Choral Desgns titles. The movements are so easy to see and learn, as Sally and Andy are able to demonstrate counterpoint movement simultaneously! Perfect for 2-Part choirs (Part I vs. Part II) as well as for mixed groups ("men vs. women" staging), this DVD is jam-packed with fresh and fun staging ideas for choirs of all ages and sizes.

Songlist: On The Stage, Carriers of the Light, El Ritmo De La Noche, Lift Up Your Voice, Alleluia, Merry Christmas To Me!, No Need To Knock!, Santa's in the House, Summer Vacation, Swing Low, Sing Low, Takadamu, Circle of Our Song

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6237 DVD $34.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht / Andy Beck : That's Entertainment

Review: That's Entertainment! is the eighth offering in Alfred's "Choral Movement Series." Join popular Alfred editors, composers, choreographers, and clinicians Sally K. Albrecht and Andy Beck as they take you step-by-step through staging suggestions for 11 Alfred choral titles. The movements are so easy to see and learn, as Sally and Andy are able to demonstrate counterpoint movement simultaneously! Perfect for 2-Part choirs (Part 1 vs. Part 2) as well as for mixed groups ("men vs. women" staging), this DVD is jam-packed with fresh and fun staging ideas for choirs of all ages and sizes.

Songlist: That's Entertainment, Born To Shop, Cantate Domino, I Bought Me A Cat, Kuna Karumu, Lullaby Of Broadway, Two Too Wet, Up Up Up In The Sleigh, We Wish You, Winter Has Begun, Yo Vivo Cantando

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6430 DVD $34.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht and Andy Beck : Danza! A Choral Movement DVD

Review: DANZA! is the eleventh offering in Alfred's "Choral Movement Series." Join popular Alfred editors, composers, choreographers, and clinicians Sally K. Allbrecht and Andy Beck as they take you step-by-step through staging suggestions for 12 Alfred choral titles. The movements are so easy to see and learn, as Sally and Andy are able to demonstrate counterpoint movement simultaneously! Perfect for 2-part choirs (Part I Vs. Part II) as well as for mixed groups ("men Vs. women" staging), this DVD is jam-packed with fresh and fun staging ideas for choirs of all ages and sizes.

Songlist: Anything Is Possible, Clap Your Hands, Rejoice! , Danza!, Ezekiel and David, Forty-Second Street, Friendship, I Won't Grow Up, The Joint Is Jumpin' , Old King Cole, Remember My Song, Steppin' Out with Santa, What a Heavenly Night!

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5165 DVD $39.95 Choreography and Movement


Sally K. Albrecht and Brian Fisher : Broadway for Solo Singers

Review: Each of these ten showtunes is a winner! Here's a Broadway collection perfect for auditions or performance, with arrangements by the top names at Alfred. You'll also enjoy performing with the CD, which features full instrumental accompaniment recordings. A full page of Background Information is included about each song, plus all ten solos are appropriate for all voice parts, male or female, young and old alike!

Songlist: A Brand New Day (Everybody Rejoice), Everything's Coming Up Roses , Hey There, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Hushabye Mountain, Lullaby of Broadway , Over the Rainbow , People, Try to Remember, The Winner Takes It All

Style: Show Tunes

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5346 Solo Songbook & CD $24.95

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