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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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5346 Solo Songbook & CD $24.95

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