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Syncopation: Songs & Visuals

Songs All Night All Day Artza Alinu Ballin’ the Jack Black Snake Canoe Song Captain Go Sidetrack Your Train Children Go Where I Send Thee Day-O (Banana Boat Song) Dedja Mariama Deep River Blues Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel Do …

Hallelujah Chorus – listening

Here are some different versions of the Hallelujah Chorus to compare and contrast. See also Handel & Hallelujah Chorus composers listening for same and different

Choral Information

Chorus overview Repertoire Choose good repertoire And don’t choose this music! Sacred music in public schools multicultural songs rounds partner songs choral music Resources Chorus Sign Up Sheets Chorus Certificates Preparing for concerts Save Your Voice Quality Singing See also …

Choral Music

These are some great songs to teach your choir/chorus! Ah Poor Bird / Hey Ho Nobody Home (partner songs) Arkansas Traveler / Camptown Races (partner songs) Autumn Comes Balooloo My Lammie Bell is Ringing Bright Morning Star Cradle Spell of …

Don’t Laugh at Me

Have you heard this song? The song was written and recorded by country singer, Mark Wills. I once saw Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary) sing it and talk about his ant-bullying program during a back-to-school teacher institute day. …

Character Counts

Does anyone else do Character Counts? I found/edited songs for each of the character traits and taught my Chorus to sing them for the school assemblies – and the other students learned the refrains to sing along. For TRUSTWORTHINESS, I …

Chorus Certificates / Awards

I like to give the chorus students a certificate of completion when each session is over. Here are some you can use:           See also Choral resources Extras for Plus Members (or available for purchase here) Printable …

Sacred music in public schools

You know, December can be a difficult month for a music teacher. In my career, I have faced angry parents who have demanded more Christmas songs about Baby Jesus and have shown me legal cases to prove the right of …

Hallelujah Chorus & Handel

I enjoy teaching this piece to 5th graders around Christmastime – because they hear it in public places, movies, etc. during the holidays. We look at the Hallelujah Chorus listening map (see below), learn some facts about Handel and SATB choral parts, …

Chorus – Starting from Scratch & Rehearsal Tips

  Why Chorus? More chances to sing than in general music class. More chances to rehearse and perfect a song. More chances to perform. More chances for pride, sense of belonging. Practicalities I have parents and students sign a contract …

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