In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

Home | Doo Wop | Barbershop | World | Contemporary | Christian | Vocal Jazz | Choral | Christmas | Instructional | Arrangements

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

Related: Beginning Choral Educators
Printer friendly version