Offers a non-technical approach to the planning and execution of the weekly choir rehearsal. Includes basic information and helpful hints that will help make the first rehearsal---and every rehearsal---a success.
"By the Way- You Start Tomorrow Night." The recruiting of a less-than-fully-trained person is usually done at the last minute, since the search for a fully trained person will continue as long as there is either time or hope. Our last-minute, inexperienced director, then will be starting immediately. This first chapter is the most light-hearted, the most general, and the most basic of the book. It is pep talk and a look at the thing to do the first night for the first Sunday. The remainder of the book covers the other ongoing aspects of planning and directing effective choral rehearsals. * Easy-to-use practical format and style * Light, anecdotal reading * Covers all elements of rehearsal planning and techniques * Provides directors handles on how to use rehearsal time * Helps directors learn to better plan and work ahead * Gives directors more confidence in this area of leadership Market * Church choir directors * Music directors
Richard DeVinney is a retired organist and Director of Church Music from Glen Arbor, Michigan. He is the author of The Wednesday Workout for Abingdon Press.
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